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


Everyone at RCM-SAR Station 1 – West Vancouver is all volunteer, and we are always looking for new members to join us as volunteer search and rescue crew

Becoming an active crew member on search and rescue missions requires specific skills, training, and commitment above all. New crew members are selected by our Recruitment Team.

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The volunteers of RCMSAR Station 1

SAR 1 Spring Haul Out

SAR1 Heads back to the water this afternoon after two days of cleaning and maintenance by the volunteer members of Station 1.

Well over 200 volunteer hours inspected, checked and serviced the rescue boat from stem to stern.

Ready for another busy season on the water.

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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