Yacht rescues crew of fishing boat on Narooma bar crossing

By Stan Gorton
Updated April 4 2014 - 4:02pm, first published April 2 2014 - 9:20am
RESCUE YACHT: The yacht Public Nuisance itself experienced problems after the rescue getting washed close to the rock wall after engine failure after the rescue.
CREWS REUNITED: The crews of the fishing boat Theo Slots, Robert Pitzer and Michael Bulakowski reunited with the rescuing sailors Harvey Michael, Gary Morgan and Chris Wendel at the Apex Park boat ramp.

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TOWING OUT: The Narooma Marine Rescue vessel heading south and towing out the overturned fishing boat.
TOWING OUT: The Narooma Marine Rescue vessel heading south and towing out the overturned fishing boat.
BAR CONDITIONS: The outgoing tide holds up the waves when there is northeasterly breeze at the Narooma bar crossing, photographed here about half and hour after Wednesday’s incident.
RESCUE YACHT: The yacht Public Nuisance itself experienced problems after the rescue getting washed close to the rock wall after engine failure after the rescue.
RESCUE YACHT: The yacht Public Nuisance itself experienced problems after the rescue getting washed close to the rock wall after engine failure after the rescue.
RESCUE YACHT: The yacht Public Nuisance itself experienced problems after the rescue getting washed close to the rock wall after engine failure after the rescue.
LAST MISSION: The current Marine Rescue Vessel is about to be retired this Friday when the new NA30 arrives.
GRATEFUL GUYS: All six men were reunited at the Apex Park boat ramp later that afternoon were the grateful fisherman have their thanks to sailors and were able to relive the experience.
GRATEFUL GUYS: All six men were reunited at the Apex Park boat ramp later that afternoon were the grateful fisherman have their thanks to sailors and were able to relive the experience.
GRATEFUL GUYS: All six men were reunited at the Apex Park boat ramp later that afternoon were the grateful fisherman have their thanks to sailors and were able to relive the experience.
GRATEFUL GUYS: All six men were reunited at the Apex Park boat ramp later that afternoon were the grateful fisherman have their thanks to sailors and were able to relive the experience.
GRATEFUL GUYS: All six men were reunited at the Apex Park boat ramp later that afternoon were the grateful fisherman have their thanks to sailors and were able to relive the experience.

THE yacht Public Nuisance turned public hero when its crew rescued three fishermen whose boat flipped over on the Narooma inlet bar crossing on Wednesday afternoon.

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