The 2020 Annual General Meeting of the Coastguard Association is scheduled to take place at 10:00 on Saturday 28th March 2020 at The Cobb, Tutt Head, Mumbles Road, Swansea SA3 4EX. This is always a great opportunity to meet the committee members either socially or during the AGM, and to share thoughts and ideas. If you can make it, we would love to meet you there? Put the date in your diary now…
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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.
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.