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November call outs 2018


COASTGUARD WHANGAMATA CALLOUTS

NOVEMBER 2018. All assisted vessels and persons on board returned safely to port.

21 Nov. During a CRV Training session a call was made to assist Whangamata Surf Club IRB’s in the recovery of 3 abandoned kayaks at Whenuakura - Donut Island. CRV GJ Gardner Rescue duly returned to Base with the kayaks aboard.

Total Coastguard man-hours 7 hrs.

23 Nov. 9m Yacht. Motor problem. 1 POB. Near Whangamata harbour entrance. CRV GJ Gardner Rescue responded and tow assisted the vessel to a mooring.

Total Coastguard man-hours 8 hrs.

23 Nov. 8m Launch. Motor starting problem. 4 P.O.B. Near Slipper Island. CRV GJ Gardner Rescue responded and tow assisted the vessel to a marina berth.

Total Coastguard man hours 14 hrs.


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