CoastguardMana Saving Lives at Sea



Three men in a dinghy with engine failure

Posted by ChristopherPye
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Operation Details
Date/Time: 
Wed, 01/05/2013 - 15:30 - 17:00
Operation Type: 
SAROP Cat 1
People Assisted: 
3
Total Volunteer Hours: 
10

CRV Trust Porirua Rescue responded with six crew to a Police callout.
An aluminium dinghy with three men on board had engine failure east of Mana Island.
On reaching the scene the vessel Millicent had the dinghy under tow. The tow was transferred to Porirua Rescue and two men were also transferred from the dinghy to increase free board on the dinghy.

The dinghy was towed to the Paremata Bridge launch ramp. The two men on Porirua Rescue were dropped off at the Mana Marina Coastguard berth.

Location

The Bridge, Mana Island 41° 6' 2.9808" S, 174° 48' 14.9508" E
Vessel Details
Length: 
3.2m
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