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1-10-1 Rule. Cold Water Shock and Immersion

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Dr Gordon Giesbrecht coined the phrase 1-10-1 to describe the three critical phases of cold water immersion. Over many years, Gordon has researched the effects of cold water immersion on hundreds of subjects and has personally experienced those effects himself over 30 times. 1-10-1 is a simple way to remember the first three phases of […]
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Search crews find lost swimmer

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Sunshine Coast RCMP and Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue (RCM-SAR) had a busy Saturday night trying to locate a missing swimmer at Georgia Beach. According to RCMP Cpl. Steve Chubey, RCMP received a report of a lost swimmer at Georgia Beach on May 17 around 6:30 p.m. “A witness advised that she had been […]
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Malaspina taking on water – Pender Harbour

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Date: May 19th, 2014 Time: 14:29 RCM-SAR Station: #61 Pender Harbour Mission: Rescue Centre informed Station #61 that there had been a loss of a vessel leg with a lat/long and the vessel was taking on water.  26′ Bayliner, 3pob imminent danger. Station #61 arrived on scene. The master of the Bayliner had already plugged the hole, the […]
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Kayaker in the Water – Halfmoon Bay

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Date: May 13th, 2014 Time: 10:43 RCM-SAR Station: #12 Halfmoon Bay Mission: Kayaker capsized between Thormanby and Texada Island. RCM-SAR #12 headed out to the sourthern tip of Texada Island. Now heading west-south-west they spotted the kayaker in the water, came alongside and plucked him out of the water. RCM-SAR members checked overall vitals and condition of kayaker. […]
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MayDay – Port Alberni

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Date: May 9th, 2014 Time: 17:15 RCM-SAR Station: #39 Port Alberni Mission: RCM SAR 39 was tasked to respond and provide assistance to a commercial tug which had struck a rock, was taking on water and its pumps could not handle the intake of water.  CCG personnel from Bamfield, the PAPA vessel and a commercial fishing vessel also answered […]
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Vessel taking on water – Pedder Bay

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Date: May 10th, 2014 Time: 07:08 RCM-SAR Station: #33 Oak Bay, #35 Victoria, #37 Sooke Mission: A Mayday call came in early Saturday morning. 5 people on board and stuck a deadhead near Pedder Bay. Sustain critical engine damage and ripped the leg off with fast ingress of water. Stations Victoria, Sooke and Oak Bay were all […]
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