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Crew rescues 11m sailboat from sinking off Newry Island

Premium Content Crew rescues 11m sailboat from sinking off Newry Island

A cracked exhaust abruptly put an end to the skipper’s Mackay stop after sailing...

‘I was just glad we didn’t sink to the bottom of the ocean’

Premium Content ‘I was just glad we didn’t sink to the bottom of the ocean’

A Mackay teenager's quick thinking has potentially saved three people from disaster...

Three young men cling to overturned boat at Keswick

Premium Content Three young men cling to overturned boat at Keswick

The men on a sinking vessel had moments to relay their mayday call before the line...

‘Silly’ holiday choices result in more VMR missions

Premium Content ‘Silly’ holiday choices result in more VMR missions

Families are being lured out to the open waters, but poor preparation may turn a...

Five fishermen shipwrecked on reef

Premium Content Five fishermen shipwrecked on reef

A professional fishing boat has been wrecked in a storm, 104 nautical miles east of...

Celebrate the seas in safety

Premium Content Celebrate the seas in safety

A Christmas on the water shouldn’t end in disaster. Boaties warned after a horror...