Merv Unger

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Nanaimo SAR members recognized for service

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RCM-SAR Nanaimo 27 at Nanaimo Boat Show this weekend

Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue Station 27 Nanaimo popular Kids Don’t Float program of the will be one of the feature displays at this weekend’s Nanaimo Boat Show from Thursday to Sunday. Rescue craft and crew will also be at the show throughout the weekend. Show times are as follows: Thursday, April 12th, 2018: …

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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 http://seeingberg.com. Please visit our home page at http://rcmsar27.ca

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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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