MARINE EMERGENCIES: Phone - 1 800 567 5111 or Cellphone - #727 or VHF - Channel 16

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2019 RCMSAR 1 Bravo Haulout

One hundred plus volunteer hours on a sunny weekend performing the annual haul out of SAR1B. All spic and span and ready for another year on the water.

On board gear spread out prior to re-stowing. SAR1B is equipped to deal with most marine emergencies.

BC Community Gaming Grant

Thanks to the Province of BC for the Community Gaming Grant. A major source of funding which keeps SAR 1 and SAR 1B on the water over 500 hours per year.

Volunteer crew pictured with local MLA Jordan Sturdy.

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RCM•SAR Station 1 – West Vancouver

Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue has 31 stations on the west coast.

Based in Horseshoe Bay, RCM•SAR Station 1 responds to marine emergencies in Southern Howe Sound and English Bay.

RCM•SAR is supported by the West Vancouver Marine Rescue Society - WVMRS. A registered charity (CRA Registration #82103 2687 RR0001) , the Society raises funds to cover the stations's operating and capital expenses.

RCM•SAR Station 1
2018 Activity Recap:
• 42 Active Volunteer Crew
• 33 Missions
• 570 Hours Rescue Boat on the Water
• 172 Training Exercises
• 5,000 Plus Person Volunteer Hours