Overloaded Boat!

July 29, 2017     SAR Unit 59 Tasked at 13:45

  • Hobie Cat develops Hull / Rigging failure, possibly from overload.
  • 3 adult males were in the water, off Ships Point Park in Baynes Sound.
  • All retrieved from water, one with mild hypothermia all were taken to the shore at Ships Point Park.
  • Hobie Cat retrieved and towed into Little Bay at Ships Point Park.
  • 422 Squadron (Helicopter) and (Buffalo) were overhead; RCMP boat from Hornby and BC Ferries RIB all responded and present.
  • Once Unit 59 arrived, they took the lead and the others departed.