Coastguard Association

COVID-19 UPDATE

AGM UPDATE AGM UPDATE AGM UPDATE
 
Due to the Covid 19 Pandemic we have cancelled the arrangements for the 2020 Coastguard Association AGM which was to be held in Swansea.
 
The safety and wellbeing of all our members is paramount to us and we strongly urge you to follow national safety guidelines and Government advice.
 
We remain here for you.
 
BE SAFE

 

Welcome…

2016/17 saw many changes in UK Search & Rescue, from the closing of bases & stations, to the transfer of numerous responsibilities to the National Maritime Operations Centre (NMOC), including those of the Aeronautical Rescue Coordination Centre (ARCC).

2018 has seen those changes continue, with the addition of the Satellite Mission Control hub to the NMOC and with many changes to Coastguard Rescue Service equipment and protocols.

2019 saw an Alerting upgrade from pagers to SmartPhones for many Coastguard Rescue Officers together with a Coast Rescue Service review.

National Maritime Operations Centre

2020 promises just as many changes, with numerous staff and organisational changes and a healthy organisational reflection on capability.

The Coastguard Association will never forget that new buildings, technology and machines are nothing without the men and women that operate them, either remaining in service today within what was termed ‘Future Coastguard’ or now watching from the sidelines having contributed so much over the years.

The Coastguard Association are delighted to welcome you to our website and hope that you can help us, help those who now have need of our support.

Join us today so we can help you tomorrow…

 

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