The Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue 5, Crescent Beach was integral to the running of our Head of the Nicomekl Regatta last Saturday. There were a lot of motorized boats out for a lovely sunny, warm Saturday cruise and your crew were so respectful and professional in their interaction with the public. It was impressive.
Helen Healey, Nicomekl Rowing Club
A person was rescued on White Rock Pier after powerful winds cut the popular structure in half on Dec.20, 2018.
RCMSAR 5 crews were on scene when Victoria Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre deployed a #SAR Cormorant to hoist one person from White Rock Pier who was stranded after pier broke apart. Hoist successful, person safe.
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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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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