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​About HM Coastguard

 

Her Majesty's Coastguard (HMCG) is a section of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency responsible for the initiation and co-ordination of all maritime search and rescue (SAR) within the UK Maritime Search and Rescue Region. This includes the mobilisation, organisation and tasking of adequate resources to respond to persons either in distress at sea, or to persons at risk of injury or death on the cliffs or shoreline of the United Kingdom. It is also responsible for land based search and rescue helicopter operations from 2015.

Our Skills as a CRT

Rope Rescue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Water Rescue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lost and Missing People Search (LAMPS)

Helicopter Landing Sites (HLS)

 

TEP/Ordnance (Timed Expired Pyro)