Category: St Helens Barway

News about the St Helens barway and activities to improve safety and access.

Video highlight: Escort into St Helens aboard RV Georges Bay

Today St Helens Marine Rescue carried out the 35th escort for the 2018/19 summer. Crewed by Darren, Geoff and John a beautiful 50 foot cruiser by the name of Tick Tock requested assistance to cross the bar for a refuelling

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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Weather Forecast is absolute for all mariners

Mariners are reminded of the absolute imperative to follow the weather and the impending forecast prior to and during any voyage to sea. This week Marine Rescue highlights an example of this. For the past three days an intensive low

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120 Year Old Yacht Visits St Helens

We at St Helens Marine Rescue are privileged to escort another princess of the seas to St Helens. This time it is Heartsease (pronounced Hart Seas), a vessel built in 1897 in New Zealand. ‘Heartsease’ is named after  a New Zealand wild

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Anmaropa Wreck at the entrance to Georges Bay

    M18-17 Navigation Wreck Buoy – Georges Bay Barway. Location: 41 degrees 16 237 S; 148 degrees 20 072 E The Anmaropa wreck has a pink buoy (see photo below) marking its location. Skippers are urged to exercise due

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