Author: John Sullivan

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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St Helens Barway Camera is Up and Running

St Helens Marine Rescue is proud to announce the Barway Webcam is now operating. This was a combined initiative of Marine and Safety Tasmania (MaST), State Government, Tasmanian Electronics, Tas Water & Communication Services and Lyndcraft Boats. The technology enables our

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Drive off – Drive On Trailer Tips

Boaters are oh so familiar with the embarrassment of a mishap on the boat ramp when launching and retrieving. Chances are there will be amused onlookers enjoying your situation. I have discovered a number of excellent YouTube videos that will

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New Life Jacket Regulations come into force in 2021.

Marine and Safety Tasmania (MAST) have embarked on a terrific programme to encourage fishers and boaters to update their Personal Flotation Devices (PFD).   1 January 2021 is the date that all life jackets in use in Tasmania will need

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Marine Rescue to the Rescue

The summer has thrown up many a curve ball with a search, towing across the bar and most recently a Mayday in the North East. 27th of December: “Today four members of St Helens Marine Rescue were called upon to

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