CoastguardMana Saving Lives at Sea



Yacht on rail bridge

Posted by Mark Presling
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Operation Details
Date/Time: 
Sun, 09/02/2020 - 10:40 - Mon, 10/02/2020 - 00:40
Operation Type: 
SAROP Cat 1
People Assisted: 
1
Total Volunteer Hours: 
98

A 9m yacht broke it's mooring line in the channel and drifted with the incoming tide onto the rail bridge. Police contacted Rail who sent contractors to shut down the train overhead power and earthed it to make it safe. We towed it off the bridge and took it back to the breastworks in Mana Marina.

Location

41° 6' 13.158" S, 174° 52' 6.474" E
Vessel Details
Length: 
9.0m
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