CoastguardMana Saving Lives at Sea

Op Wandering Willy 20102020

Posted by Trevor Farmer
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Operation Details
Thu, 20/10/2022 - 20:40 - 22:00
Operation Type: 
CG Operation (good samaritan)
People Assisted: 
Total Volunteer Hours: 

Wandering Willy (12-14 m yacht) was trying to enter the lift out dock at the Marina. Yacht made contact with dock and damaged the steering gear, Yacht drifted into the basin and stranded across 2 piles in front of launches. TAR was out for training and was asked to assist. Yacht owner advised we were not operational but could help by using our tow line and placing crew ashore on the whaarf to pull the yacht away and to the wharf. Line was passed to the yacht and to crew on the wharf. Recovery completed using shore crew and local helpers


41° 5' 59.7192" S, 174° 51' 59.0868" E
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