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Skipper celebrates 70th birthday with daring rescue

Premium Content Skipper celebrates 70th birthday with daring rescue

The vessel ran into engine difficulties out at sea.

Coast Guard rescues jetski in large swells

Premium Content Coast Guard rescues jetski in large swells

There were multiple rescues this week for boat and jetski breakdowns.

Coast Guard responds to multiple calls for help

Premium Content Coast Guard responds to multiple calls for help

A vessel had broken its mooring and was pushed towards rocks between the bridges in...

Yeppoon Coast Guard urges boaties to give accurate locations

Premium Content Yeppoon Coast Guard urges boaties to give accurate locations

Many of the rescues in the last week were for engine issues and fuel shortage

Yacht gets into a sticky situation off Great Keppel Island

Premium Content Yacht gets into a sticky situation off Great Keppel Island

The sailor called for help after he was unable to put the motor in gear and the...

Family forced to abandon ship and swim for help

Premium Content Family forced to abandon ship and swim for help

A family of four was forced to swim ashore after strong winds knocked their vessel...

Coast Guard kept busy with several breakdowns last week

Premium Content Coast Guard kept busy with several breakdowns last week

A free safe boating course will be on offer this weekend