Category Archive: Volunteers

Mar 31 2018

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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Mar 26 2018

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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