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    • A long trek for QF2 Brisbane

      03-Feb-2014

      One of the longest treks out to sea by a Coast Guard Flotilla in recent years followed the onpassing of a major Search and Rescue task to QF2 Brisbane by Brisbane Water Police. The job involved locating, reaching and rescuing a solo yachtsman who left NZ…

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    • Oz Day family rescue in 'very rough conditions'

      03-Feb-2014

      QF11 Yeppoon used an EPIRB locator to find a family who were clinging to the hull of their upturned dinghy for more than two and a half hours on Australia Day after the boat overturned in wild waters off the Capricorn Coast. The Australian Maritime Safe…

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    • Coast Guard Portland Medivac from Cruise Ship

      19-Jan-2014

      At 1630 Wed 15 Jan 2014 Coast Guard Portland VF17 was contacted by Victoria Water Police to offer assistance to a cruise ship MV Silver Shadow on route from Hobart Tasmania to Kangaroo Island in South Australia, for a medivac when a passenger became ill a…

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    • Coxy’s Big break visits Queenscliff Coast Guard

      26-Nov-2013

      Irrepressible TV presenter Geoff Cox together with his team from Coxy’s Big Break visited Queenscliff Coast Guard recently to film another episode of his long running and extremely popular travel program. Intermittent rain, high winds and choppy seas f…

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    • "Respect the Sea"

      21-Nov-2013

      QF2 Brisbane is pleading for people to "respect the sea" after an all night search for a missing swimmer uncovered a body. It was the fourth death in southeast Queensland waters in five days. The body of a young man was found on North Stradbroke Island…

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    • QF11 rescues two boats in unusual circumstances

      21-Nov-2013

      QF11 Yeppoon has rescued two boats in unusual circumstances. The first was the uninsured ferro-cement yacht Stardust which was washed onto rocks at the northern end of Wreck Beach, Great Keppel Island. A local resident, Lyndie Malan, alerted Yeppoon Coast…

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  • A 22-hour journey into night to rescue a disabled and drifting yacht by QF2 Brisbane sets a new Squadron record.
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  • Life jackets save eleven lives in ten days.
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