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Precision

Precision

When you work this close to a Griffen Helo....you gotta have skill, precision and mutual trust!
Precision
First trip 2017

First trip 2017

Josh getting some helm time on the first on water training night of 2017.
First trip 2017
Equipment Check

Equipment Check

The crew going over everything prior to the first on water training of 2017. Looks good!
Equipment Check
GPS Training

GPS Training

Going over the Garmin GPS thoroughly, and all it's functions and features. A little pre-season refresher is always good.
GPS Training
Rescue Family

Rescue Family

We were honored to play host to Brighton and Wellington rescue members for our CCGA SMS training. Everyone had a great night and learned a lot.
Rescue Family
Ready to Go

Ready to Go

Andrew and Paul discussing various training techniques while on way to the grand opening of the Trent Port Marina in 2016.
Ready to Go
Time is Critical

Time is Critical

We know that the time a person is in the water can be disastrous. We make sure we get there fast and get them out, stabilized and warm on the double!
Time is Critical
Getting the Fix

Getting the Fix

Andrew charts the best course for simulated rescue of vessel in distress
Getting the Fix
Great Team

Great Team

The crew practicing navigation, charting and plotting...a key element to search and rescue
Great Team
You Got It

You Got It

Paul and Sharon dialing in the coordinates during charting and plotting training
You Got It
Like This

Like This

Joe brushing up the crew on adverse weather vessel operation
Like This
Tied up

Tied up

Knots are an important part of boating and especially in marine rescue. We practice and re-practice to get it right on the water quickly.
Tied up
Always Learning

Always Learning

Training is not just limited to on water. We train year round on a multitude of subjects to maintain and constantly improve our skill set and proficiencies.
Always Learning
Hold Tight

Hold Tight

Paul and Nick practicing on the dewatering/suppression equipment. Funny...the other vessel stayed far away from these guys ;)
Hold Tight
Equipment Check

Equipment Check

Making sure our dewatering/suppression pump is 100 % and ready for the call. When a vessel is taking on lots of water...we act fast to get her pumped out and back to port.
Equipment Check
RHIB's anyone?

RHIB's anyone?

Some of our fellow CCGA volunteers from other units conducting joint training exercises on the Bay of Quinte.
RHIB's anyone?
Special Breed

Special Breed

People from al walks of life and every region of Canada volunteer their time to the preservation of life and vessels on our waters.
Special Breed
Our Guests

Our Guests

QSAR was honored to play host to Joint Training exercises and testing for 6 different auxiliary units in 2016...a first for that many units in one area.
Our Guests
Near and Far

Near and Far

Members from as far as Nunavut came to the Bay of Quinte for Joint Training in 2016....what a thrill!
Near and Far
Joint Training 2016

Joint Training 2016

The pier was abuzz with all the search and rescue personnel that QSAR played host to. A great weekend!
Joint Training 2016
County Cousin

County Cousin

Our friends from Waupoos rescue were also there for the Joint Training and provided their vessel for the exercises.
County Cousin