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Duck Day

RCMSAR5 volunteers at Save On Foods raise money for equipment and expenses  by selling tickets for the Great 2018 Duck Race at Crescent Beach on September 9th. Are you supporting us by buying a ticket? If you don’t have one yet, get yours now!Thanks for your support that enables us to keep saving lives at sea.

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Marine search for man missing from B.C. Ferries vessel

Eight-hour search fails to locate 80-year-old man missing from B.C. Ferries vessel

RCMSAR 5, Crescent Beach along with other local RCMSAR stations, joined Canadian Coast Guard hovercraft Moytel and Department of National Defence air assets in a night search for a missing BC Ferry passenger.

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A remarkable survival story

Marine rescue success story

On Oct. 30, Mya DeRyan jumped from the B.C. Ferries vessel Queen of Cowichan. In December she met her rescuers from the Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue

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Marine Search and Rescue
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RCMSAR 5 Snow Day Tasking

Marine Rescue, White Out Conditions

Friday February 24th, 2018, 11-12 pm

Marine Rescue Snow Day White Out Conditions

22 Foot Bayliner 1 POB lost with no navigation between Centennial Beach and Bell Buoy, 100 m visibility Heavy Snow.
Outbound Offshore winds gusting 30-40 knots
Crew: Coxswain | Tim > Helm | Scott > Nav | Sandy > Notes | Dean > Rodeo | Brian
Search Find and Escort
Examine for Hypothermia
Return to Base & Back to Work
RCMSAR 5 Snowday Rescue

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Special delivery at Crescent Beach Marina

Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive via rescue vessel.

The RCM-SAR 5 crew, based in Crescent Beach, made a special delivery Sunday (Dec. 10) with their dedicated rescue vessel, to ensure Santa and Mrs Claus’ safe arrival to the Crescent Beach Yacht Club for their annual pancake breakfast event at the clubhouse.

This year, an estimated 50-60 kids and parents attended. Santa’s arrival – complete with a gift for every child – came after breakfast and gingerbread-cookie decorating.
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