Author: John Sullivan

Barway Through the Ages

The St Helens Bar has been the subject of many a discussion throughout the ages and remains so to this day. The following image was taken from Marine Rescue’s barway camera. Historically the Bar has been highlighted in first hand

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How to use a VHF radio

As the summer recreational season intensifies it is paramount that boaters know how to use a VHF radio. This is an essential part  of the vessel’s safety equipment. The ACMA has produced an educational video for the recreational boating community

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Boaters Safety Gear for the upcoming recreational season

With summer approaching the new recreation boating season is nigh. It is absolute that all skippers have a thorough understanding and knowledge of the safety equipment aboard your vessel. Who better than Andrew Hart & Nick Duigan to illustrate what is

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Pelican Point in Georges Bay – Depth Profile

St Helens Marine Rescue took a depth profile of Pelican Point today. Depth wise it is the best we have seen for a long period of time. Mariners are urged to take care when transiting this shallow section of Georges

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2018 AGM & Preparing for Summer

AGM Members are invited to attend the 2018 St Helens Marine Rescue Annual General Meeting (AGM) Sunday October 21st. The meeting will commence at 11:00 am, followed by a BBQ. Preparing for the Summer All boaters are encouraged to prepare

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