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Two Stranded Boaters

One evening in March, with temperatures hovering around 10 degrees, one of our RCMSAR crews were called to locate two stranded boaters. Five crew members were briefed on the mission and soon on their way, in calm seas but under a darkening sky. With warm weather and...

Sooke Crew Hops to Bunny’s Aid

Bunbun the rabbit had an emotional reunion with his owner after volunteer crew members from Royal Canadian Marine Search & Rescue members plucked the rabbit from a liveaboard boat in the iced-over waters off East Sooke and delivered him safely to land....

Safe Boating Awareness Week

Safe Boating Awareness Week has been the mainstay of boating safety to over 16 million people who recreate on Canadian waters. Boating is not quite into full gear yet, with some areas of the country open and some soon to open. Because many are getting onto the water...