• Southern Straits 2018

  • RCM•SAR Station 1

    Horseshoe Bay, West Vancouver BC

  • RCM•SAR Station 1

    Horseshoe Bay, West Vancouver BC

  • SAREx 2018 - Group Photo

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

Dinner on the Dock 2018

Dinner on the Dock - July 19th @ 6:00 pm
presented by
Royal Canadian Marine Search & Rescue
Station 1, West Vancouver

Tickets @ https://www.regonline.com/dinneronthedock2018
Reminder: This event sold out in 8 hours in 2017.

HSB SAREx 2018

Participants in this years HSB SAREx.

Volunteers from 8 local stations took part in training scenarios and exercises to hone SAR skills.

Watch the video @ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5K5GymJq21s&feature=youtu.be

Bruce Falkins Recognized for 30 Years of Service

Bruce Falkins was recognized by colleagues and friends for his 30 years of volunteer service in marine search and rescue.

Bruce was presented with artwork done by Mya DeRyan, who was recovered from the water by Bruce and his crew.

BC Community Gaming Grant

Thanks to Provice of British Columbia for the 2017 Community Gaming Grant. Monies received are used to fund operations and maintenance of the two rescue vessels.

The Community Gaming Grant covers approximately 35% of the annual cost to operate the all volunteer station. Balance of funding comes from donations, Dinner on the Dock and federal government - Fisheries & Oceans,

Volunteer members of Station 1 are pictured here with Jordan Sturdy - MLA - West Vancouver - Sea to Sky



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RCM•SAR Station 1 – West Vancouver

Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue has 32 stations on the west coast.

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

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
2017 Activity Recap:
• 42 Active Volunteer Crew
• 54 Missions
• 506 Hours Rescue Boat on the Water
• 180 Training Exercises
• 5,000 Plus Person Hours at Sea