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‘Not a toy’: Don’t let off flares for NYE

Premium Content ‘Not a toy’: Don’t let off flares for NYE

The warning comes after a period of bad boating weather along the coast.

After 60 years, will the Coast Guard sink or swim?

Premium Content After 60 years, will the Coast Guard sink or swim?

Could a State Government takeover threaten the “identity, heritage and history” of...

Fisherman rescued after capsizing off Brunswick Heads

Fisherman rescued after capsizing off Brunswick Heads

Wave capsizes boat as angler tries to pull up his anchor.

Crew rescued from capsized boat at Lady Musgrave Island

Premium Content Crew rescued from capsized boat at Lady Musgrave Island

VMR retrieved five men from the area on Sunday morning.

Yacht to be demolished after awkward crash onto rocks

Yacht to be demolished after awkward crash onto rocks

Vessel perilously perched on a pesky rock in the Whitsundays

Sailor left with only clothes on his back as yacht sinks

Sailor left with only clothes on his back as yacht sinks

A yacht has sunk off St Bees Island this morning.

VMR give it their all in last-ditch search for trawler crew

VMR give it their all in last-ditch search for trawler crew

The VMR crew is driven by a desire to bring closure to the families.

Bulk carrier rescue a drop in the bucket for busy crew

Bulk carrier rescue a drop in the bucket for busy crew

RACQ CQ Rescue embarked on four missions over two busy days

'Accidental': Rescue crews on wild goose chase for boaties

'Accidental': Rescue crews on wild goose chase for boaties

TOSSED beacons unintentionally cause stir in Gladstone waters.

Father and son rescued after boat sinks off Mackay

Father and son rescued after boat sinks off Mackay

It was the second boat to be sunk after hitting a log in a fortnight

Boat rescue gets a whale audience

Boat rescue gets a whale audience

VMR assists with Lady Musgrave Island reef grounding

Five rescues has VMR praising boaties for weekend behaviour

Five rescues has VMR praising boaties for weekend behaviour

VMR commodore John Smith said the crew was tasked to five rescues