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Ship's Log 2010

Abbreviations

SAR = Search and Rescue Tasking

Non-SAR = An on water service provided as a courtesy to the boater

Other = Other community services

CCG = Canadian Coast Guard

CCGA = Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary

Coastwatcher = Volunteer in TOWARF’s Waterfront Watch Program

DSC = Digital Selective Calling Marine VHF Radio

HQ = Towarf Headquarters

HRPS = Halton Region Police Service

JRCC = Joint Rescue Coordination Centre, Trenton

MARB = Marine Assistance Radio Broadcast

OFD = Oakville Fire Department

OPBC = Oakville Power Boat Club

PCCC = Pleasure Craft Courtesy Check

POB = Persons on Board

PIW = Person in Water

Prescott (PCGR) = Prescott Coast Guard Radio

PWC = Personal Water Craft

TECC = TOWARF Emergency Callout Crew

TWITTER Feed from @TOWARF for 2010

 

TOWARF Marine Rescue

Meteorologist Ron Bianchi presents at training seminar http://twitpic.com/3e1zv1

8 Dec 2010

  

TOWARF Marine Rescue

End of Season Party last night at Mos Family Restaurant, Speers Rd, Oakville

28 Nov 2010

  

TOWARF Marine Rescue

Our founder Fred Oliver also honoured by Halton Region http://bit.ly/eLTRF5

24 Nov 2010

  

TOWARF Marine Rescue

Our founder Fred Oliver retires as Town Council Member http://bit.ly/ebusAF

24 Nov 2010

  

TOWARF Marine Rescue

Rescue Boat parades through the streets of Oakville http://twitpic.com/38mbow

20 Nov 2010

  

TOWARF Marine Rescue

Bobbie Safety Boat & Rescue Boat to be in Oakville Santa Claus Parade http://twitpic.com/37wuk6

18 Nov 2010

  

TOWARF Marine Rescue

Members await start of Oakville Remembrance Day Parade. http://twitpic.com/36av7v

12 Nov 2010

  

TOWARF Marine Rescue

Members join veterans and other emergency services at Oakville Remembrance Day parade tomorrow http://bit.ly/aHQEZL

10 Nov 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Oakville Harbour dredging starting soon. http://bit.ly/cUBdqS

5 Nov 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Members have been busy winterizing Rescue Boat. http://twitpic.com/331yb3

1 Nov 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

GALE WARNING! High winds for Western Lake Ontario http://bit.ly/aF174y

26 Oct 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Our 56th season serving Oakville boaters has ended. Our 24/7 call-out service is over for the year and the Rescue Boat is out of service.

24 Oct 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Oakville Harbour weather updated every 30 min @TOWARF_Wx

10 Oct 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Oakville Harbour webcam at www.TOWARF.com http://twitpic.com/2wf53d

10 Oct 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Thanks to the Hamilton Port Authority much more AIS data is available online for Western Lake Ontario http://www.towarf.com/ais.html

8 Oct 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

The TOWARF Rescue Boat is out of service until further notice due to mechanical problems.

24 Sep 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Rescue boat gives courtesy tow to sailboat disabled off Oakville Harbour http://twitpic.com/2nhv6n

11 Sep 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Rescue boat back in the water after cleaning by Crew #7 http://twitpic.com/2nfw40

11 Sep 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Update from TheSpec on search for missing boater http://bit.ly/cAzVWa

11 Sep 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

9-Sep called out by Rescue Centre for major search involving Coast Guard & Auxiliary vessels, Police units, and DND aircraft

9 Sep 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Oakville boater: "Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to take your photo, and thank you for protecting our… http://twitpic.com/2mep0m

8 Sep 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

6-Sep Request for assistance from Oakville Fire Department vessel sinking in Bronte Harbour callout crew activated and responded to scene

7 Sep 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

1-Sep Joint training with Hamilton Beach and Grimsby Coast Guard Auxiliary Units www.hbru.org and www.gamru.com

2 Sep 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

30-Aug Adverse weather creating difficulty for vessel to make harbour – call via HRPS 911 – tasked by rescue centre and escorted to safety

2 Sep 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

29-Aug Small vessel adrift from Oakville Harbour wharf with no crew aboard – re-secured

2 Sep 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

28-Aug Tasked by Joint Rescue Coordination Centre to assist 30 ft trawler disabled off Bronte – towed to harbour

2 Sep 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

27-Aug Rescue Centre tasking to assist sailing vessel with rudder problem off Oakville Harbour

2 Sep 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

1-Sep Diver dead in incident off Oakville Harbour. http://bit.ly/aAItmf

2 Sep 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Rescue Boat attends 2010 Port Credit in-Water Boat Show which continues through the weekend www.portcreditboatshow.ca

27 Aug 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

25-Aug Crew #8 participates in joint training excercise with Grimsby Auxiliary Marine Rescue Unit (GAMRU) and the Canadian Coast Guard

27 Aug 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

24-Aug Crew #7 begin SAR Operations evaluation with two CCGA certified instructors

27 Aug 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

23-Aug HRPS Marine Unit rescues teen from Oakville Harbour pier amid high waves http://bit.ly/cNudoT

23 Aug 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Excellent beach safety video from Halton Region Police Service Marine Unit and CHCH TV http://videos.wittysparks.com/id/89281775

23 Aug 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

19-Aug CCGA Cape Storm responds to emergency call 3 people in water capsized in storm off Burlington all rescued - TOWARF on another rescue

21 Aug 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

19-Aug Bronte family of 7 with baby stranded in their runabout -- call-out crew responded & towed them to safety

19 Aug 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

L.O.S.T Race organizers present TOWARF with great memento of the event http://twitpic.com/2g8ds9

19 Aug 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

18-Aug Rescue Boat conducting joint training exercise with Grimsby Auxiliary Marine Rescue Unit (GAMRU) tonight www.gamru.com

18 Aug 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

17-Aug First Aid provided to 14 year old girl with lacerations to her foot at beach adjacent to HQ building – assisted by Oakville Fire

18 Aug 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

14-Aug L.O.S.T. Race 3.8 km open water swim underway now along Oakville shore escorted by HRPS Marine 1 and TOWARF Rescue Boat

14 Aug 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Oakville braches closed by health department due to bacteria http://bit.ly/ak9xWO

13 Aug 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Tallship Empire Sandy cruises featured part of Bronte Harbour weekend events http://twitpic.com/2ef3uw

13 Aug 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

8-Aug Sailing vessel off Port Credit engine failure and adverse weather towed to their dock in Oakville harbour

11 Aug 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

7-Aug Responded to Coast Guard Mayday relay power boat 6 POB taking on water position unclear found by TOWARF and assisted to safety

8 Aug 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

4-Aug Man overboard from docked Bronte yacht prompts extensive response from police, fire and EMS

6 Aug 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

3-Aug Call for help from disabled Catilina sailboat off Oakville - tasked by Rescue Centre to assist - towed to slip in Oakville Harbour

4 Aug 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

1-Aug Attended distress vessel off Burlington with HRPS, GAMRU and CCG Cape Storm - GAMRU towed to safety

3 Aug 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

1-Aug Tasked by Rescue Centre to assist sailing vessel in distress off Bronte - towed

3 Aug 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

1-Aug On patrol Rescue Boat waved down by cabin cruiser in distress small engine fire 3 POB towed to safety

3 Aug 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

1-Aug Provided courtesy tow to 38 ft sailing vessel witjh mechanical problems off Bronte

3 Aug 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

27-Jul Tasked by Rescue Centre to assist disabled 30ft sailboat 3 POB - towed to Bronte Harbour

3 Aug 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

TOWARF Rescue Boat expected to atttend Aug 27 at the Port Credit Boat Show @PC_BoatShow www.portcreditboatshow.ca runs Aug 27-29

3 Aug 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

31-Jul Callout crew activated by Rescue Centre at 5:30 am. Rescue Boat launched to assist 20 ft powder boat Towed to safety.

31 Jul 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

25-Jul 22:38 tasked by JRCC to locate and tow a 25 foot doral 1nm west of Bronte.  Towed to Fishermans peir at Burlington Bridge.

26 Jul 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Crew 7 training http://twitpic.com/27fmwi

21 Jul 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

17-Jul Busy day for Prescott Coast Guard Radio as thunder storms and waves disrupt Lake Ontario 300

17 Jul 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Just added myself to the http://wefollow.com twitter directory under: #oak #coastguard #rescue #lakeontario #boating #boatingsafety

17 Jul 2010

 

TOWARF Marine Rescue

Lake Ontario 300 starts at 1100 hours, Saturday, July 17 off Port Credit Yacht Club www.lo300.org

16 Jul 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

12-Jul Call re docked boat listing and taking on water Oakville Harbour – Rescue Boat investigated - fire, police and harbourmaster notified

12 Jul 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

10-Jul Rescue Boat checks welfare of swimmer and kayak who made it safely to shore

12 Jul 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

10-Jul Australian Marine Rescue representative visits TOWARF to learn about our Boating Safety program

12 Jul 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

10-Jul Rescue Boat visitsd Canoe club Easter Seals Regatta

12 Jul 2010

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TOWARF_Wx Oakville Harbour Wx

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Wind 8.4 kts WSW. Barometer 1012.81 hPa, Falling slowly. Temperature 34.8 °C. Rain today 0.0 mm. Humidity 45%

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

4-Jul Sailboat calls PAN PAN taking on water mid-lake 2 POB TOWARF tasked with Cape Storm and Toronto Marine Unit towed to safety by Police

5 Jul 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

4-Jul Assisted 22 ft runabout aground 3POB one with health issues towed to Bronte Harbour

4 Jul 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

2-Jul After midnight callout from Rescue Centre family of 5 stranded in sailboat off Oakville towed safely to their dock as kids slept

2 Jul 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

1-Jul Rescue Boat patroled fireworks area -- lots of vessel traffic so callout crew standing by if needed

1 Jul 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

1-Jul Rescue Boat back at Bronte Canada Day event welcoming visitors and distributing boating safety litetrature

1 Jul 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

30-Jun PAN PAN from Coast Guard Radio Rescue Boat responds to overturned Catamaran off Burlington 1POB vessel found righted and safe

1 Jul 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Rescue Boat now on scene responding to call from disabled 25 power boat with 2POB 1.5 miles off Oakville Harbour

1 Jul 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Kids welcomed aboard Rescue Boat at Bronte Canada Day celebrations http://twitpic.com/21k0pk

1 Jul 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

OYS Sailing School Instructors get tips from TOWARF Boating Safety Specialists http://twitpic.com/21az1s

30 Jun 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Message re BBQ sent in error

30 Jun 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Check out our mobile weather application at www.towarf.com/wx/mobile. Get the latest weather report from Oakville Harbour on you iPhone.

28 Jun 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

27-Jun Rescue Boat responding to call for help in thunder storm over lake

27 Jun 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

TOWARF now Tweeting Oakville Harbour weather hourly @TOWARF_wx

26 Jun 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

TOWARF on a call so Rescue Centre sends CCG Cape Storm from Port Weller to help local boater http://twitpic.com/1yl6e0

20 Jun 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

20-Jun rescued disabled powerboat 2POB towing to Oakville

20 Jun 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Stop in for a visit. We are hoasting an open house and BBQ at our 2 Navy St HQ starting at noon. Kids welcome aboard the Rescue Boat.

19 Jun 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Rescue Boat participating in Oakville Naval Centenial Celebration starting at 10am south end of Navy Street

19 Jun 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Hamilton Spec reports on Oakville harbour fire spoted by TOWARF member http://bit.ly/cBZgZm

18 Jun 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Check out TOWARF website for latest on Toronto Harbour Restrictions for G20 http://www.towarf.com/g20.html

17 Jun 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Hamilton Spec reports on Oakville harbour fire spoted by TOWARF member http://bit.ly/cBZgZm

16 Jun 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

16-Jun Observant TOWARF member spots early morning fire south of Rebecca bridge calls OFD 4 trucks & HAZMAT 2 vessels reduced to hulks

16 Jun 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

TOWARF available for free boat checks at Oakville Power Boat Squadron sail past & fleet blessing Rescue Boat will attend

12 Jun 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

11-Jun 23 ft sail boat with engine failure 4 POB 1 mile west of Oakville, towed back to harbour

12 Jun 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

6-Jun Cellphone call to HQ from 22 runabout w/ engine trouble off Bronte Harbour Vessel able to restart prior to Rescue Boat arrival

9 Jun 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

May busy month for TOWARF. 10 rescues. Mechanical problems main cause. Transport Canada Safe Boating Guide good article http://bit.ly/9Fek3M

5 Jun 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

1-Jun Tasked to assist vessel drifting in the dark off Port Credit – located and towed to safety – Our volunteers worked until after 1 am

2 Jun 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

1-Jun Phone call from boater regarding tree in 16 Mile Creek obstructing navigation – investigated and reported to Oakville Harbourmaster

2 Jun 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

May busy month for TOWARF. 10 rescues. Mechanical problems main cause. Transport Canada Safe Boating Guide good article http://bit.ly/9Fek3M

1 Jun 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

31-May OPP/HRPS got call - Raft blown from beach 2POB off Burlington - TOWARF rescued and returned safe to Police assisting on shore

1 Jun 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

4th Rescue: 23 ft Searay 5 POB Mechanical problem towed from just west of Oakville Harbour

30 May 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

3rd Rescue: Sailboat off Oakville Harbour with mechanical and other difficulties towed to harbour

30 May 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

2nd Rescue: Power boat mechanical problems off Bronte 2 Adults and a child towed to safe harbour

30 May 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

1st Rescue: 18 ft Bowrider out of gas at Burlington Canal – 4 POB Towed into Hamilton Harbour

30 May 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

TOWARF busy Saturday assisting vessels in distress Rescue Boat tasked by Rescue Centre 4 times

30 May 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

5 members of the Boating Safety/PR committee did 22 Pleasure craft courtesy checks at the Bronte Outer Harbour Marina Safety Day today

29 May 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Bronte Outer Harbour Marina Safety Day 1200 to 1500. TOWARF Courtesy Checks and safe boating booth. Check out our new brochure and Sail Plan

29 May 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Crew readying for departure to CCG/CCGA Search and Rescue Exercise at 50 Point. Great chance to train with other units.

29 May 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Sunday of long weekend tasked by Rescue Centre along with HRPS Marine Unit to assist 19ft Valiant. HRPS provided tow.

28 May 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Tuesday evening assisted runabout with mecanical problems. Towed Bronte. 4 POB.

27 May 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

New requirements for safety equipment and pleasure craft licensing.  Check out this information. http://bit.ly/bvU1bI

26 May 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Bronte Outer Harbour Marina's 3rd Annual Safety Day is May 29 We will be doing FREE vessel Courtesy Checks and providing safety literature

25 May 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Rescued 2 people on disabled 27 footer with mechanical problems off Ford Plant – towed to safety at Oakville Harbour

24 May 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Rescue Coordination Centre alerts TOWARF in serious Humber Bay incident but Police able to respond faster http://bit.ly/8Y88n1

22 May 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Assisted Halton Region Police Service by locating a wanted vessel

22 May 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

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22 May 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Pleasure craft card debated but this boating season it is required for all operators http://bit.ly/cH07qs

21 May 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Participate in a boating safety awairness event May 20 at 11 AM. Go to http://www.readysetinflate.com for more information.

17 May 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

5 TOWARF members 2 officers recognized by Halton Police Chief  Gary Crowell for rescuing survivors of demasted sail boat in severe weather

17 May 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Visitors welcome for Recruitment Day fun starting now at our 2 Navy Street HQ!

16 May 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Tasked by Rescue Centre to search for disabled vessel. Found by CCG Cape Storm at approx 23.20. 2 POB safe. Towed to port by Peel Police.

15 May 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Member assisted man who fell off Oakville pier trying to rescue his dog. Provided blankets & keep victim warm until oakville fire arrived

15 May 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

May 16 Recruitment Day. Watch the fun starting at 8 am @ our Navy St HQ. Halton & Peel Police, CCG Cape Storm, EMS, Oakville Fire attending

12 May 2010

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wxTO Toronto Weather

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4pm Toronto: Light Rainshower 7.1C / 44.78F Wind: WNW 65 km/h gust 85 km/h 99.9 kPa falling

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Stop in today before 1:30 pm and meet TOWARF at Halton Health and Safety event @ Region on Bronte Road http://twitpic.com/1lisjs

6 May 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Mayor Rob Burton congratulates TOWARF on first rescue of the boating season at Council meeting. Minute 4:30 of video http://bit.ly/cFy8bL

6 May 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Auxiliary unit in Grimsby rescues 3 from the water after sailboat capsizes http://bit.ly/cENeHf

3 May 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Today Rescue Boat responded to a call for help: 21 foot searay, 2 POB off Oakville Harbour with mechanical failure. Towed safely to port

1 May 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

http://bit.ly/b6fz4e Marine Weather for Lake Ontario -- Environment Canada and National Weather Service

30 Apr 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Today Transport Canada recertified TOWARF to do free Pleasure Craft Courtesy Checks. Book today at www.towarf.com/pccc.html

24 Apr 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Rescue Boat now in service 24/7 for 2010 boating season http://twitpic.com/1i4lhp

24 Apr 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Sparks visit HQ and Rescue Boat. Get boating safety workbooks. http://twitpic.com/1hf42w

21 Apr 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Rescue Boat now back at HQ -- now final preparations for launch. Thanks to PetroCanada for winter storage and Town of Oakville for towing.

15 Apr 10 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Capt. Larry Hrabits, Marine Coordinator, Joint Rescue Coordination Centre Trenton presented to the TOWARF Emergency Callout Crew today

10 Apr 10 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Ship’s Log for 2008 & 2009 added to towarf.com website -- day by day listing of our services to the Oakville boating community

8 Apr 10 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

The AGM will be held on Tuesday April 20th. @ 1900Hrs at Town Hall, Oakville, 1225 Trafalgar Road in Committe Rooms 1 & 2

7 Apr 10 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

The motor and drive are back on the Rescue Boat - a couple of adjustments are needed but we need to spool up to do this. GRANT “THANK YOU"

5 Apr 10 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

The Rescue Boat hull has one coat of paint on it and that has been lightly sanded -- ready for a second coat

5 Apr 10 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

http://www.boatnerd.com/news/newsthumbs/images05/DSC_2687.jpg The Emerald Bay (CCGA UNIT 90) with Oakville and TOWARF HQ beyond

28 Mar 10 Un 

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Dick Stam, Captain and master of the Emerald Bay, passed away Friday. Dick and his Oakville based tug have been with the CCGA for many years

28 Mar 10 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

http://twitpic.com/1bkm5u - Oakville Harbours Boating Expo 2010, Oakville Town Hall TOWARF members pictured yesterday

28 Mar 10 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

PR committee manned booth at Oakville Harbours Boating Expo 2010, Oakville Town Hall meeting boaters and destributing literature

27 Mar 10 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Members from GAMRU (CCGA Grimsby) joined us for SAR OPS recertification today. The on water testing will follow when the season begins.

27 Mar 10 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Boat & Equipment Committee tonight planed the final push to have the Rescue Boat in top shape for the Patrol Season which begins April 24th

24 Mar 10 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

A group of new members hit the books tonight starting a three evening course for their Marine Radio Operator's Certificates

24 Mar 10 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

We'll have a booth at the Oakville Harbours Boating Expo 2010, Oakville Town Hall, Saturday March 27 from 1 to 5 pm

22 Mar 10 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Check out the new boating safety features at towarf.com. Expanded weather is only part of it. Check out the home page for details.

22 Mar 10 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

A group of TOWARF members will spent the weekend certifying or re-certifiying in Standard First Aid CPR/AED Level C.

19 Mar 10 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Oakville boaters planning for the new season can book a free Pleasure Craft Courtesy Check at http://www.towarf.com/id21.html

12 Mar 10 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Training on new improved chart plotter and digital radar began Monday

11 Mar 10 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

A group of TOWARF members spent the weekend certifying or re-certifiying on the Search and Rescue Basic Course.

7 Mar 10 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

March will be a busy training month with members taking SAR Basic Course, Standard First Aid CPR/AED Level C and Marine Radio Certification

1 Mar 10 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Captain Mike Miller awarded National Leadership Medal by CCGA President Malcolm Dunderdale.

21 Feb 10 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Major Don Paul, Officer in Charge, Joint Rescue Coordination Centre Trenton has agreed to participate in callout crew orientation in April.

21 Feb 10 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Our Commander Mark Dowinton was elected Director for District 2 at the CCGA C&A AGM.

21 Feb 10 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

TOWARF members attending the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary Central and Arctic Region AGM in Toronto this weekend.

19 Feb 10 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

Boat and Equipment Committee members devoted a big part of the weekend to start the job of getting the rescue boat set for the new season.

17 Jan 10 2010

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TOWARF Marine Rescue

We are always looking for qualified new members. Check out our website www.towarf.com for application details.

12 Jan 10 2010

   

             

  

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