Marine Rescue Port Macquarie were sent out to assist a yacht off the coast of Port Macquarie overnight. Late on July 29, the Port Macquarie unit was called to provide help escorting the yacht over the bar as a crew member had developed an illness and needed medical attention, said unit commander Greg Davies. “A yacht…

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In an international rescue mission, representatives from the CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere and Marine Rescue Port Macquarie, salvaged a Saildrone off the Port Macquarie coast on June 1. The unmanned research vessel had been launched with two others off the coast of Tasmania back in March, 2018, but storm damage in the Bass Strait had caused some issues as…

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