This morning at the Marine Rescue Port Macquarie unit, duty crew were given a training scenario where a 4m runabout with 3 POB onboard was hit by a whale as it breached east of Bird Rock. The duty crew arrived at the distressed vessel to find 2 seriously injured people onboard; one with head injuries…

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Just before 1pm today, Marine Rescue Port Macquarie activated its boat crew for the 4th time in less than a week to assist a 45′ catamaran with one POB experiencing mechanical difficulties. Skipper Rob Breskal along with Leading Crew trainee Dave, leading crew Scott Saunders and crew Larissa Trapeznikova responded in PM30. After towing the…

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The Town Beach Radio Base is on track to be completely up and running by early September. It’s been nearly a year since the facility was extensively damaged by fire in September, 2019. The blaze originated from a female amenities area, causing smoke and heat damage to the Marine Rescue radio base and kiosk areas.…

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