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March 4, 2017

February 2017           All assisted vessels and persons on board returned safely to                                        port.

 

10 Feb             Powerboat – Engine problem – 4nm East of Slipper Island – 5 P.O.B.     CRV GJ Gardner Ranger tow assisted to Whangamata  ramp                 

18 Feb             Powerboat – Engine problem – 7nm NNE of Mayor Island – 3     P.O.B.   CRV GJ Gardner Ranger tow assisted to Whangamata  ramp                      

19 Feb             Yacht – Engine problem  – Anchored near Whangamata Harbour entrance off Hunt Road - 4 P.O.B – No radio contact with yacht. Whangamata Harbourmaster investigated the situation and advised Coastguard Whangamata. CRV GJ Gardner Ranger tow assisted to Whangamata wharf.

 

24 Feb             Yacht – Engine problem – 1 P.O.B - Under tow by a vessel of opportunity from Slipper Island to Whangamata.  Off  Onemana called for assistance from Coastguard for the remaining travel. CRV GJ Gardner Ranger tow assisted to Whangamata mooring

 

25 Feb             Swimmer. – Stranded on rocks near Whangamata Entrance markers  – Alert from Police/ Coastguard Eastern Region – CRV crew on standby ready to launch if required. Passing boat took on board the stranded swimmer and landed safely back to Whangamata wharf.

 

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