CoastguardMana

Saving Lives at Sea



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Jul 2011
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Mon, 04/07/2011 Ngatitoa Cubs visit

Visit from Monday night Ngatitoa cubs, boat safety, rescues, coastguard Mana

1 1
Jun 2013
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Thu, 20/06/2013 Thursday Night Training

Cancelled due to extreme weather

1
Jun 2017
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Sat, 24/06/2017 UTO training seminar Training the trainers

CCR held a 2 day seminar to enable unit training officers to coordinate communicate and cooperate on ideas and standardisation of delivery and reporting. Useful contacts made and great ideas diseminated. Mana held up as example of good targetted training towards a unit identified goal. Doug gave several sessions on creating  cohesive targetted training. UTOs from Wellington Kapiti Nelson Marlborough and Manawatu in attendance as well as daren Smith Regional Operations manager

1 12
Sat, 24/06/2017 Waka Ama shore training session

CGM crew worked with the Waka Ama crew to develop a better understanding of how we would carry out recovery of waka crew and the vessel in case of emergency.

Worked through using the right personal flotation device (PFD) difference between buoyancy aids and life jackets with recovery harness, the value of sprayhoods, when and how to call for help, why radio and mobile phone systems are important, recomended that falers (smoke and red) be carried to pinpount location, the value of torches and whistles as signalling devices.

2 4
Jun 2010
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Mon, 07/06/2010 Heavy weather and bar crossing

A low pressure system and strong NW winds over Sunday night created reasonably large swells that were rolling in over the bar at Mana on Monday. We took Pelorus out to practice crossing the bar while waves were breaking over it. Things to practice and focus on were:

 

2
Sat, 26/06/2010 saturday masters training

This was a continuation of the masters training programme. This session concentrated on setting up and implementing search patterns

3
Jul 2010
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Tue, 13/07/2010 Advanced masters handling training

Advanced helming  of Pelorus 

2
Tue, 27/07/2010 masters squad training

Advanced helming using the pelorus for one of the Masters development group under guidance of a senior Wellington Master

2
Sep 2010
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Sat, 11/09/2010 Saturday helm practice

Pelorus was used for close quarter helm practice within the marina and then out into a choppy sea for Man Over Board and station holding practice. 

2
May 2011
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Sun, 29/05/2011 Sunday Navigation training

Training on use of  Chart Plotter and radar. Plus ran through all equipment on TPR

2 6
Aug 2011
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Sat, 20/08/2011 Inspect vessel on pole moorings

Transported owner to sunken tri on pole mooring with the intention of pumping out.  Vessel to far under water to have enough freeboard to attempt pumping.  Returned to base, contacted commercial salvage company and left with owner and insurance company.  Owner will work with Trevor Farmer to make a donation.

2 5
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Thursday night training

New radios on TPR, Pelorus, vehicle and base. Operations, repeater sites, communication areas and networks using marine chart to locate and identify radio channel operating areas Joined at 2000 by Carl Nixon for heaving line throwing

2 3
Sunday training session

CRV Pelorus:


Launch and recovery, basic handling, area fam, radio test

2 5
Mar 2014
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Sat, 08/03/2014 Practical module signoff

In the absence of a crew to take out on training in the afternoon Mark ended up sitting down with Christopher to go through his training log and work through the practical assessments that he needed signing off. We ran through a series of drills and questioning over things like:

  • fire fighting drills, equipment and techniques
  • local area familiarisation
  • the Safe Ship Management manual
  • legal considerations
  • etc
2 4
May 2014
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Sun, 18/05/2014 Track line search with active recovery of person in the water

Pelorus was usedto support training for TPR by setting up a track line search scenario;

A debris trail was left from midway Mana Island to the southern end of the Island to create a four point debris track and victim.  A recue mannequinn was dropped at the last point for the TPR crew to complete the exercise with victim recovery and medical support

2 14
Jul 2014
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Sat, 12/07/2014 Master CoC

 10:00 to 11:00 Master CoC  assesment - Pelorus acted as the vessel in distress requiring a tow  from Onehunga bay.

11:00 to 13:00  Fit 3 x mooring lines to pile moorings Onepoto arm of Porirua Hbr as directed by T Burgess - Tow trimaran from Mana marina and moor at pile moorings Onepoto arm Porirua Hbr.

2 6
Aug 2014
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Wed, 20/08/2014 BoatMaster

BoatMaster course facilitated by Wgtn CG.

2 5
Wed, 27/08/2014 BoatMaster

BoatMaster course facilitated by Wgtn CG.

2 5
Sep 2014
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Wed, 03/09/2014 BoatMaster

BoatMaster course facilitated by Wgtn CG.

2 5
Wed, 10/09/2014 BoatMaster

BoatMaster course facilitated by Wgtn CG.

2 5
Wed, 24/09/2014 BoatMaster

BoatMaster course facilitated by Wgtn CG.

2 5
Oct 2014
Date Title Teaser Turnoutsort icon Total Volunteer Hours
Wed, 01/10/2014 BoatMaster

BoatMaster course facilitated by Wgtn CG.

2 5
Wed, 08/10/2014 BoatMaster

BoatMaster course facilitated by Wgtn CG.

2 5
Wed, 15/10/2014 BoatMaster

BoatMaster course facilitated by Wgtn CG.

2 5
Wed, 29/10/2014 BoatMaster

BoatMaster course facilitated by Wgtn CG.

2 5
Wed, 22/10/2014 BoatMaster

BoatMaster course facilitated by Wgtn CG.

2 5
Jun 2016
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Thu, 30/06/2016 Masters Training 30/6/16

Plotting chart positions for masters training waypoints on chart and plotting common Routes for Masters Training.

2 2
Nov 2016
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Tue, 01/11/2016 Operations Hut

Adding coastguard signs to the new ops building and removing internal cabinets, fixing spouting

2 8
Dec 2016
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Sun, 04/12/2016 MR1 Compass Swing to set deviation card

MR1 taken to the outer approaches where we boxed the compass to set a deviation card for  our records.

Deviation cards are part of the survey requirement and we have to keep the card on record in our MOSS manual and a copy is kept on the boat

2 2
Mar 2017
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Sun, 26/03/2017 Sunday training and Z Energy filmiing

MR1 was used for helm practise in the morning, close quarter and speed drills with manuvreing.

in the afternoon we were filmed as part of the good in the hood promotion for Z Energy, Z Energy are a great promotor of support to Coastguard Mana

2 12
Apr 2017
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Tue, 04/04/2017 Area familiarisation of Mana coastal area

 Area familiarisation of tne Mana coastal area, conducted for the Opperations department of Wellington Regional Emergency Management Office WREMO. Areas visted, Titahi Bay, Plimmerton boat ramp, Mana Island, and other areas of interest. Five WREMO  staffmembers onboard.

2 11
Sun, 09/04/2017 CRV vessel handling training

Close quarter manovering around piles and mariner berths

2 3
May 2017
Date Title Teaser Turnoutsort icon Total Volunteer Hours
Tue, 09/05/2017 MOSS practical

register review for remainder of unit, MOSS review and near miss reporting for all. Intro to the VAULT app

2 5
Tue, 30/05/2017 Personal safety theory module

Personal safety module for a new inductee David

powerpoint and module, practical look at day bag contents and pfd fitting

2 4
Jul 2017
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Wed, 26/07/2017 Induction session

Induction for Jonathon Boyd

2 4
Aug 2017
Date Title Teaser Turnoutsort icon Total Volunteer Hours
Wed, 09/08/2017 Working with Aircraft

Working with Aircraft module seminar for jason Sergent after home study

2 2
Wed, 16/08/2017 Damage control and basic repairs

Damage control and basic repairs theory module 

2 4
Sep 2017
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Sat, 30/09/2017 Masters training session

Helm skills, close quarter manouvres

Electronic navigation, system set up, fault finding, tracks, routes.waypoints

Radar,  system setup, fault finding, navigation

2 8
Oct 2010
Date Title Teaser Turnoutsort icon Total Volunteer Hours
Sun, 10/10/2010 Heavy weather training

Took Pelorus out over the bar in 25-30 kt NW winds to practice boat handling in large waves.

Also did close-quarters maneuvering in marina in the strong winds.

3
Jun 2011
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Sat, 04/06/2011 Pelorus crew training, area familarisation. close manouvreing

 


Berthing practice, Area fam, plimerton to Te Rewa Rewa Point.

3 7.5
Oct 2011
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Sun, 16/10/2011 Sunday helm training

Close quarter and MOB helm work.

3 6
May 2012
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Thu, 03/05/2012 Thursday Day Crew Training

Bumps and grinds around Mana marina

3 4.5
Jan 2013
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Thu, 10/01/2013 Ladies Crew

start checks, towing and launch procedures

inshore navigation, depth finding, transit points, helm orders, course to steer, angle of turn.

High and low speed manouvering, ferry glides, berthing

3 9
Feb 2013
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Sun, 03/02/2013 ladies crew training day

Pauahatanui arm of the harbour

Navigation in channel, underwater hazard observations, depth testing by chartplotter and depth pole,

Reversing into wind, Tow set up, Towing, reducing Yaw on the tow. recocvering the tow.

2 x MOB drills

sharp turns through dan buoy gates, using engine controls to assist turns. safe navigationn abck into base, marina entry set up for entry with tow.

3 7.5
Thu, 14/02/2013 General training 14/02/13

CRV Pelorus:


Demonstrating: Bar crossing, quartering waves, stemming waves, nav marks, area fam, running waves, headings, lookout, other vessel nav lights.

3 6
Sat, 09/02/2013 Ladies crew: 09/02/13

CRV Pelorus:


Helm and navigation, tranzits, boat positioning, course to steer, timed tracks, recovering anchors and other items


 


 

3 10.5
Mar 2013
Date Title Teaser Turnoutsort icon Total Volunteer Hours
Sun, 10/03/2013 Helm training program

Manouevring exercises under the bridge in strong currents. Then back into marina for more of the basic excercises for the newer group members.

3 9
Sep 2013
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Sat, 28/09/2013 Saturday training session

Trevor F, Lorna R, Christopher P 

Pump work, pump out MCC dredge (alongside). sway over the pump and hose, secure, prime and pump out. Recover pump and hose, flush and stow

new radio system: Repeaters, simplex, channels to use, idendrtification of sea areas that each repeater uses for coms to base

Pelorus, quick launch, masters brief, 3 point turns, wind affects, tide affects, stand off to recce landings/jettys,

Beach landing, new jetty landings, manouvre to and tie up to buoys, cast off from buoys

Recovery ther boat and hot launch prep

3 10.5
Tue, 03/09/2013 GPS Certificate

Grant Nalder facilitated the first of three GPS sessions.

3 7.5
Tue, 10/09/2013 GPS Certificate

Grant Nalder facilitated the second of three GPS sessions.

3 7.5
Tue, 24/09/2013 GPS Certificate - Exam

Grant Nalder facilitated the first of two GPS exam sessions.

3 4.5
Oct 2013
Date Title Teaser Turnoutsort icon Total Volunteer Hours
Tue, 01/10/2013 GPS Certificate - Exam

Grant Nalder facilitated the second of two GPS exam sessions.

3 4.5


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