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Heli Winching and High Line Training

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Doolin Coast Guard boat crews carried out a training exercise with the Shannon Coast Guard Helicopter during the week. Crew members trained in controlling the high line and also being winched to the helicopter from the boat and from the water .

 

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Boat towed in to Liscannor

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Doolin Coast Guard team was tasked close to 14.00 today , by MRSC, Valentia , to locate and assist a small boat in difficulty .Initially the boat was thought to be off Liscannor  . The team assembled and launched the Delta boat from Doolin , other team members drove along the coast line. Rescue 115 was also tasked . Further information and coordinates from MRSC, Valentia,  put the casualty vessel between Green Island and Rineen, with seven people on board. The Delta boat proceeded down by the Cliffs and across Liscannor Bay to the location, meanwhile Rescue 115 was overhead the casualty boat and standing by. The boat was underneath the Black Cliff , Rineen . The Doolin Coast Guard Delta came along side , took some of the people on board their own boat and took the boat on tow back to Liscannor. Rescue 115 were released from the rescue and continued to another call . Doolin Coast Guard crew continued to Liscannor Pier where other Coast Guard members were waiting , the seven divers were put ashore and their boat secured.

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