The web sites of the Volunteer Coast Guard Organizations listed in this section, give a window into the lives and activities of groups of dedicated individuals who give their unpaid time and effort to helping other people who are in distress or danger at sea. Typically Coast Guard units will provide safety at sea education as well as carrying out search and rescue operations. Quite often they will put their own lives at risk to help others. Note: Some countries use Coastguard as one word.

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Aberdeen Coastguard Coast Rescue Team UK
Information about the team, equipment and recent incidents as well as news and links. Based on the North Eastern coast of Scotland, UK.
Association for Rescue at Sea Inc.
About a voluntary group established to raise funds, exchange information and provide co-operation for sea rescue operations world wide; includes their activities, newsletters, awards, and a list of sea-rescue organizations.
Australian Volunteer Coast Guard
Features information regarding what they do and how to contact the various branches. Organisation formed in 1961 to promote safety in the operation of small craft.
Bahamas Air Sea Rescue Association
Gives information on boat safety as well as the unit's formation, resources, contact details and local weather reports. Includes details of donations and supporters.
Bunbury Volunteer Sea Rescue Organisation
The operation, training available and other useful boating information. Australia.
Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary
News, FAQs and informative publications about the nonprofit organisation.
Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary - Pacific Region
Public and members sections, showing photos, news and events about the marine rescue service which also promotes public Boating Safety in British Columbia and the Yukon area of Canada.
Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary Pacific Unit 12 - Halfmoon Bay
Gives information about a unit that provides maritime search and rescue on the coast of British Columbia and the straight of Georgia Canada.
Canadian Lifeboat Institution
Mission, station locations, board and membership information, a journal and other news, photos, donor and contact information for this Canadian marine search and rescue organization.
Coastguard Auckland
Auckland Coastguard: Saving lives at sea, Boating Education, Boating information.
Coastguard North Shore
About a dedicated group of 42 active volunteers who are on 24 hour pager call, 365 days per year.
Coastguard Northern Region NZ
Contains information about the governing body for the Northern quarter of the Coastguard units in New Zealand.
Coastguard Southern Region NZ
Describes the organization that assists and supports units operating from Kaikoura and Greymouth down to Bluff and Riverton in the South Island of New Zealand.
Howick Volunteer Coastguard
Contains contact details, history, current equipment and latest news about a group who undertake marine search and rescue in the Hauraki Gulf, Auckland, New Zealand. They also offer education courses in boating safety.
Lake Taupo Volunteer Coastguard NZ
Details on the operation of the unit, situated on Lake Taupo, New Zealand, which operates a radio service to answer emergency calls, a dedicated rescue vessel, education and lake watchers.
National Coastwatch Institution
Undertakes activities in areas of the United Kingdom where the coastguard no longer operates. Includes locations, web cams, and press releases.
National Sea Rescue Institute South Africa
Member of the International Lifeboat Committee, and of the SASAR Maritime Sub-Committee. The Institutes headquarters are situated in their own building in Sea Point, Cape Town.
Oak Bay Sea Rescue Society - CCGA Unit 33
A slide show with new and current member info, training info, area of operation, some games for the kids and photo gallery of an organization of volunteers that prevent loss of life or threat of injury resulting from marine distress incidents through emergency intervention with a fast response vessel.
Papakura Coastguard
Information, pictures and videos about a Unit that operates on the Manukau Harbour, Auckland, New Zealand.
Philippine Coast Guard Auxiliary 109th Squadron
About a support group of the Philippine Coast Guard composed of dedicated and civic-spirited personnel committed to a noble cause.
The Reservist Magazine
US magazine with articles about Coastguards from around the world.
Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI)
Dedicated to saving lives at sea around the coasts of Britain and Ireland. Information about lifeboat stations and lifeboats, lifeguard units, volunteering and fundraising; also includes safety information, media resources, and contact details.
Runswick Bay Rescue Boat Association UK
Describes an inshore rescue facility funded and manned by the local community, and complementing the services of HM Coastguards and RNLI.
Search and Rescue Charitable Foundation
Overview of organizations in the south-west North Atlantic ocean and the Caribbean. Includes donation form and contact information.
South Australian Sea Rescue Squadron
Gives information on the history, training courses offered, membership, flotilla areas, function room hire, sponsors, links and upcoming events of a unit that began in 1960.
Swedish Sea Rescue Society (SRSS)
Includes profile, history and contact details.
Tauranga Volunteer Coastguard Association Inc.
Information on marine forecasts, tide timetables, education, membership, and funding along with pictures and feedback forms.
Torbay and Berry Head Coastguard
Information about the local coastguard rescue team and their callouts.
United States Coast Guard Auxiliary
Information about the civilian arm of this organization.
Victoria Point Volunteer Marine Rescue
Based in Queensland Australia. Education, training and safety services are offered.
Waikanae Volunteer Coastguard
Gives information about the marine rescue service based at Waikanae Beach on the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand.
Wellington Volunteer Coastguard inc
Offers crew and rescue details, training information, a photograph gallery and items for sale.
Whitfords Volunteer Sea Rescue
Based in the northern suburbs of Perth, Western Australia.
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