Rescue involved three units
Three Marine Rescue units were involved in the rescue of a runabout with engine failure on Sunday, March 4.
Marine Rescue Sydney received a mobile phone call from three men in the 4.8m runabout just before 1.30 pm.
The vessel was at Juno Point near the entrance to the Hawkesbury River.
The men were seeking help to get back to the ramp at Gosford, where they had launched their boat earlier in the day.
Marine Rescue Sydney contacted the Central Coast unit to arrange for the tow.
The rescue boat, Central Coast 11, was at the time assisting a 5.4m yacht at Davistown that was aground near its mooring.
The rescue boat was tasked to assist the runabout once the yacht had been relocated into deeper water.
To avoid a long delay, Marine Rescue Cottage Point offered to assist.
Its rescue boat, Cottage Point 20, located the runabout and towed it from Juno Point to Booker Bay where it was met by Central Coast 11, and the tow to Gosford ramp was then completed.
Central Coast unit spokesman Mr Ron Cole said that this was a great team effort from three Marine Rescue units to ensure the safety of those in need of help on the water.
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