CoastguardMana Saving Lives at Sea

Tow Mohua from sth Mana to Marina

Posted by Trevor Burgess
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Operation Details
Mon, 20/01/2014 - 19:30 - 23:30
Operation Type: 
CG Operation (good samaritan)
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Mohua lost motor power due to diesel problem.  Stern gland taking on water.  Put out a panpan responded to by Southern Cross.  Coastguard called by owner of Southern Cross to take tow as restricted in its ability to manouver within the marina.  Coastgard picked up tow and continued to before the bar, the rafted up.  Crossed bar and stood to as a towed barge left the marina.  Berthed in coastguard berth with yacht alonside.  Then released raftup, pulled yacht into travelift bay to lift out as taking on water through stern gland.


South of Mana 41° 7' 12.3996" S, 174° 44' 45.456" E
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