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Marine rescue on the South Coast


A vessel has been located off Ulladulla, after an EPIRB on the boat was activated this morning.

Crews from Marine Rescue Ulladulla, assisted Marine Area Command - NSW Police Force, in a search for the boat off Red Head.


The vessel was located with Marine Rescue Ulladulla arriving on the scene, and confirming all passengers on board had been accounted for.

Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service transferred the passengers from the rocks back to the marina, where they were treated by NSW Ambulance.

While this group’s fishing trip didn’t go to plan, their safety plan ensured help arrived when they needed it.

Image: Marine Rescue NSW Facebook