On Jul 29, 2020

New vessel on the water

The newest addition to the Marine Rescue NSW fleet, Broken Bay 30, has arrived safely and is on the water.

Marine Rescue Broken Bay‘s new 10m Naiad was trucked down the Pacific Highway, arriving at The Quays Marina around lunchtime, before being lowered into the water under the watchful eyes of Unit Commander Jimmy Arteaga, his fellow crew members and MRNSW Fleet Officer Sean Jewiss.

The $500,000 boat has made its way to the units base in Rowland Reserve at Bayview.

Watch as the boat is carefully transferred from its road transport into the water on Pittwater. Video: Joe O’Sullivan

Thank you to all the Pittwater residents who supported our volunteers by voting online for this new boat to be funded in the State Government’s My Community Projects grants program last year. The unit was thrilled to receive a $200,000 grant towards its cost.

Thanks, too, to The Quays Marina personnel for donating their lift and professionalism to transfer BB 30 from the truck into Pittwater.

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