On Sunday 21 February, Rescue Vessels from three Marine Rescue NSW volunteer units worked together to assist a motor cruiser and a yacht.
Around 8.45am Central Coast 22 was sent to meet then escort and guide Terrigal 30 into Brisbane Water. Terrigal 30 was sent to assist a 9.6m motor cruiser that had run out of fuel off McMasters Beach. The two rescue vessels met off Killcare. The cruiser, with one person on board was towed to safety in Hardy’s Bay.
At 11.00am Peter Alderton and his crew, Ken Sharp and Mitch Harding, were again sent to assist another Marine Rescue unit. Central Coast 22 rendezvoused with Cottage Point 20 that was towing an 11.0m yacht with four people on board from America’s Bay. The yacht reported engine failure. Central Coast 22 took over the tow at Half Tide Rocks towed the vessel to its berth at the Gosford Sailing Club.