RCMSAR 5 assists local sailboaters
On December 20th. 2018 sailboats moored at the end of the White Rock Pier were wrecked by a huge winter storm. Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue Station 5 Crescent Beach assisted the Waterline Sailing Cooperative in recovering their equipment which was stranded on the now inaccessable dock.
Marine Rescue, White Out Conditions
Friday February 24th, 2018, 11-12 pm
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
Many thanks to the Semiahmoo Volunteer Policing Association for their generous donation towards Saving Lives at Sea.
RCMSAR Station 5 Crescent Beach assisisted in the search for and recovey of a White Rock drowniing victim.
See Peace Arch News Story.
Canada’s Leading Volunteer Marine Search & Rescue Event
RCMSAR Station 5 Crescent Beach was one of 20 local volunteer Marine Search and Rescue organizations that made SAREx 2017 another amazing success. Members practised triage with Canadian Coast Guard Search and Rescue technicians.
RCMSAR Station 5 Crescent Beach members Doug Kiloh (left) and Ryan King (right) transport a hypothermic man from the Hovercraft Moytel.
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