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2 boat sarex training session ending with 2 rescues

Posted by Trevor Farmer
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Thu, 16/03/2017

thursday evenings crew training was intended to be a multi scenario two boat sarex. plans changed when MR1 took debris into the impellor and had to return to base for a lift out a debris clearance.  When this was happening MR2 picked up an urgency call from  5.7 metre boat with engine troubles near the bridge off mana Island.

As MR1 came back into service a launch in the channel requested a tow back into B pier in the Mana Marina

the night ended with 2 tows and some good crew learning from the night

problem solving, on scene command skills, rafting up, manouvreing in close quarters, towing, communications and day/night vision

8 people
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