RCMSAR partners with Achieve Anything Foundation to offer taste of marine search and rescue in B.C.

The Achieve Anything Foundation have announced that applications are open for an exciting new Operation: This Is You! hands-on experience event to be held with RCMSAR in White Rock, B.C., on Saturday, Feb. 22.

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SAR techs are present on every CAF primary SAR aircraft deployed on a SAR mission and they have saved thousands of lives nationwide. Mike Reyno Photo
Participants will have a wealth of activities to enjoy including water and shoreside searches, rescues, man overboard, first aid scenarios, SAR equipment/gear use, dewatering stations and more. Mike Reyno Photo

Participants will get a first-hand look into the rewarding work of marine SAR hands-on. Activities include on the water and shoreside searches, rescues, man overboard, first aid scenarios, SAR equipment/gear use, dewatering stations and more. The event is completely free to attend and is open to women and girls age 14 and up.

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The event is by invitation only and applications must be made in advance on the foundation’s website. Those selected and invited must further complete the RSVP process by the specified deadlines in order to be admitted to the event. While there is no maximum age for women to apply, all applicants should self-assess they are sufficiently mobile/agile to board vessels and participate in the day’s activities.

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