Category: Events

Nanaimo Station 27 provides back up for Straits yacht race

  Nanaimo Station 27 crews monitored the Southern Straits Yacht race on Friday on Georgia Strait. The main duty was by three crews on the J. C. McGregor while the Meynell shuttled crews to the boat. Fabulous photos by Please visit our home page at

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Marine exercise tests disaster readiness for search and rescue

By Merv Unger “A floatplane with 10 people on board has crashed in Nanaimo harbour. There may be survivors.” That was the scenario for a mock search and rescue exercise on Saturday. The radio chatter is intense as search and rescue operations spring into action – the Canadian Coast Guard, the Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre, …

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Rescue exercise in Nanaimo Harbour March 24

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Nanaimo Station 27 front and centre at canoe and kayak event

Royal Canadian Maritime Search and Resue Nanaimo Station 27 provided support and safety during the canoe and kayak event over the March 10-11 weekend. Member Jerry Berry provided these photos.

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