Solar Coaster rescue near Lord Howe Island earns Port Stephens police a search and rescue award

Matt Carr
Updated October 21 2021 - 5:10pm, first published 10:57am
'Exemplary example': Record Port Stephens yacht tow hailed
'Exemplary example': Record Port Stephens yacht tow hailed

HUNTER police have been saluted for their efforts in rescuing a crew caught in large swell and strong currents with an underpowered engine.

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Matt Carr

Matt Carr

Newcastle Herald deputy editor

Matt began his Newcastle Herald career as a cadet in 2009. He is a Walkley nominated reporter who has covered councils, police and general news rounds across the Upper Hunter, Port Stephens, Maitland, Lake Macquarie, Cessnock and Newcastle. Now his focus is on digital storytelling and breaking news.

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