RCM-SAR 37 Sooke was tasked to locate a vessel broken down. As we were underway we received a call from Coast Guard that they now believe the vessel was against the rocks near Secretary Island, two people on board but had lost contact with them. 5 RCM-SAR volunteers headed out into the Juan de Fuca […]Read More
RCM-SAR crew member David Steeves talks about his new career in this story relating to our new training building.
White collar worker finds satisfaction, and work, in construction SOOKE – Having bounced around white collar jobs for a decade, David Steeves was done with office work. After suffering another layoff last year, he went to his local WorkBC Employment Services Centre and found his fit on a government-funded training project to build a training […]Read More
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – May 19, 2015) When Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue volunteers practice their search and rescue skills on Howe Sound they will face some highly realistic first aid scenarios – made even more realistic with the help of Colbi Smith and her team of special effects makeup artists. Cuts, bruises, burns, […]Read More
The Sails of Light at Canada Place will be lit with RCM-SAR’s red, yellow and blue colours during Safe Boating Awareness Week, May 16-22. As part of Safe Boating Awareness Week (May 16-22), the Sails of Light at Canada Place will be lit up in the colours of Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue, the […]Read More
Join us! Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue is looking for qualified mariners to join our team of instructors for courses in navigation, communications and search and rescue skills. RCM-SAR provides courses certified by Transport Canada, including Small Vessel Operator Proficiency (SVOP), Simulated Electronic Navigation- Limited (SEN-L), Marine Advanced First Aid (MAFA), and Marine […]Read More