On Saturday 21 st October rescue vessel Central Coast 22 currently operating out of the Haven base
was tasked by the Police Marine Area Command to undertake a search from Wamberal to Third Point for a male presumed missing from North Avoca. A Westpac helicopter joined NSW Police, lifeguards and marine rescue vessels to look for the man.
That evening at around 1830 the call out crew from the Point Clare base were activated due
to 7m yacht with two people on board which had run aground near St Huberts island. Rescue Vessel
Central Coast 21 was on scene at around 1845. One of the people on board had a laceration to one
of his feet, he declined first aid treatment and let the crew know that he would later get it checked
out at hospital. The yacht was successfully retrieved from the mud.
On Sunday a 6 metre Putt Putt from Woy Woy Bay broke a tailshaft near Lions Park and requested a tow. X-Ray 21 (On loan from Marine Rescue NSW and based at the Point Clare base) was tasked to tow the vessel to the Spike Milligan bridge.
At around 1745 on Sunday CC21 was tasked to tow a 5metre half cabin with 6 people on board (2
adults and 4 children) from Noonan’s Point to the Gosford ramp, being a fairly short tow the crew
were back at the base at around 1820.