FOR MARINE EMERGENCIES PLEASE CONTACT JOINT RESCUE COORDINATION CENTRE (JRCC) on VHF Channel 16 or CALL *16 or #727

Who We Are

Working in one of the most challenging regions in the world, we are a key part of the marine search and rescue system.

What We Do

Ready to respond to marine emergencies, our volunteer crews are on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Where We Are

Over 30 Rescue Stations are located on the West Coast and in the Interior ready to keep you and your family safe.

Get Involved

Interested in becoming a volunteer? Learn what it takes and what qualifications you need to join RCMSAR.

Who We Are

Working in one of the most challenging regions in the world, we are a key part of the marine search and rescue system.

What We Do

Ready to respond to marine emergencies, our volunteer crews are on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Where We Are

Over 30 Rescue Stations are located on the West Coast and in the Interior ready to keep you and your family safe.

Get Involved

Interested in becoming a volunteer? Learn what it takes and what qualifications you need to join RCMSAR.

2017 – 2020 Statistics

Taskings

Volunteer Hours

People Assisted

Volunteers

Key Partners

CENTRAL REGION
Brentwood Bay - Station 31
Comox - Station 60
Deep Bay - Station 59
Salt Spring Island - Station 25
Ladysmith - Station 29
Mill Bay - Station 34
Nanaimo - Station 27
Oak Bay - Station 33
Pender Island - Station 20
Port Alberni - Station 39
Port Alice - Station 43
Sidney - Station 36
Sooke - Station 37
Ucluelet - Station 38
Victoria - Station 35

NORTHERN REGION
Hartley Bay - Station 70
Kitimat - Station 63
Lax Kw’alaams - Station 65
Masset - Station 45
Prince Rupert - Station 64

SOUTHERN REGION
Crescent Beach - Station 5
Delta - Station 8
Gibsons - Station 14
Halfmoon Bay - Station 12
North Vancouver - Station 2
Pender Harbour - Station 61
Richmond - Station 10
Shuswap - Station 106
Squamish - Station 4
West Vancouver - Station 1
Vancouver SAR Prevention - Station 103

Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue is a charitable organization whose volunteers provide marine SAR response 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 

Our volunteers operate more than 30 marine rescue stations on the British Columbia coast and in the B.C. Interior covering 450,000 square kilometres of internal and offshore waters.

Where We Are

CENTRAL REGION
Brentwood Bay - Station 31
Comox - Station 60
Deep Bay - Station 59
Salt Spring Island - Station 25
Ladysmith - Station 29
Mill Bay - Station 34
Nanaimo - Station 27
Oak Bay - Station 33
Pender Island - Station 20
Port Alberni - Station 39
Port Alice - Station 43
Sidney - Station 36
Sooke - Station 37
Ucluelet - Station 38
Victoria - Station 35

NORTHERN REGION
Hartley Bay - Station 70
Kitimat - Station 63
Lax Kw’alaams - Station 65
Masset - Station 45
Prince Rupert - Station 64

SOUTHERN REGION
Crescent Beach - Station 5
Delta - Station 8
Gibsons - Station 14
Halfmoon Bay - Station 12
North Vancouver - Station 2
Pender Harbour - Station 61
Richmond - Station 10
Shuswap - Station 106
Squamish - Station 4
West Vancouver - Station 1
Vancouver SAR Prevention - Station 103

Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue is a charitable organization whose volunteers provide marine SAR response 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Our volunteers operate more than 30 marine rescue stations on the British Columbia coast and in the B.C. Interior covering 450,000 square kilometres of internal and offshore waters.