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Marine Rescue Ulladulla crew tasked for search on Burrill Lake

Update – Monday 4 March 5:30PM

Volunteers from Marine Rescue Ulladulla conducted a contour search on Burrill Lake this afternoon after an unmanned four to five metre runabout was located near Kings Point.

Marine Rescue NSW Inspector Stuart Massey said a volunteer crew on board Ulladulla 10 spent more than an hour on water searching.

“Under the direction of Marine Area Command our crews searched the waters around where the unmanned vessel was found but did not locate anything out of the ordinary.

“The UL 10 crew was stood down at 4:20pm and has now returned to base.

“We understand that there have been no reports of a missing person,” Inspector Massey said.

Marine Rescue NSW urges all boat owners to check that their vessel is moored correctly.

“Ropes age with the weather and can become brittle, please check the condition of your lines so that your vessel remains secure,” Inspector Massey said.

Monday 4 March 3:15PM

A volunteer crew from Marine Rescue Ulladulla has been deployed to search waters on Burrill Lake after an unmanned tinny was located this afternoon with fishing gear on board.

Marine Rescue NSW Inspector Stuart Massey said NSW Police Marine Area Command tasked rescue vessel Ulladulla 10 just before 2:30pm.

“A crew from Marine Rescue Ulladulla will search waters west of the bridge near Kings Point.

“Marine Rescue NSW volunteers will conduct a contour search of the area on board Ulladulla 10 which is designed specifically to access shallow waters close to shore,” Inspector Massey said.

NSW Police are recovering the unmanned boat.

Marine Rescue NSW is a volunteer based not-for-profit professional organisation dedicated to keeping boaters safe on the water and supporting local communities.