WHANGA­MATA¯ COAST­GUARD

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Call­outs dur­ing Oc­to­ber.

All as­sisted ves­sels and per­sons on board re­turned safely to port.

Oc­to­ber 6: Launch 12m.

Cool­ing sys­tem prob­lem. 2 P.O.B. Near One­m­ana.

A nearby Ves­sel of Op­por­tu­nity (VOOP) on hear­ing the ini­tial call for as­sis­tance con­tacted Coast­guard Whanga­mata¯ and ad­vised that they were of suf­fi­cient size and ex­pe­ri­ence and would as­sist the ves­sel.

Coast­guard Whanga­mata¯ mon­i­tored the pas­sage as the VOOP tow as­sisted the ves­sel to a Whanga­mata¯ Ma­rina berth.

A spe­cial thank you to OBAN the VOOP for their as­sis­tance. To­tal Coast­guard hours 2.

Oc­to­ber 21: Launch 8m. Fuel prob­lem. 3 P.O.B. Straight Out 40m. A nearby Ves­sel of Op­por­tu­nity con­tacted Coast­guard Whanga­mata¯ and ad­vised that they would as­sist the ves­sel.

Coast­guard Whanga­mata¯ mon­i­tored the pas­sage as they tow-as­sisted the ves­sel to a Whanga­mata¯ Ma­rina berth.

A spe­cial thank you to Carol Ann the VOOP for their as­sis­tance. To­tal Coast­guard hours 2.

Oc­to­ber 21: Launch. Start­ing prob­lem.

10 P.O.B. Near One­m­ana. CRV GJ Gard­ner Res­cue re­sponded and tow as­sisted the ves­sel to the Whanga­mata¯ Wharf. To­tal Coast­guard hours 8.

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