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

Matt Carr
By Matt Carr
Updated October 21 2021 - 6:10am, first published October 20 2021 - 11:57pm
'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.

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