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Brighton Auxiliary Rescue Unit

A Volunteer Marine Rescue Unit based out of Brighton Ontario
Open 24 hours
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Early this morning we were tasked to assist a C&C 37 sailboat that had gone aground just west of the Murray Canal. The skipper was navigating the night before and mistakingly went outside of the channel after missing a couple of the marker buoys in the dark. A resident called in the report earl...

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Well, the 2021 boating season’s increased trend of emergency calls continues this week with another call on Wednesday morning. A 53’ Carver cruiser had gone aground just outside the channel entering Presqu’ile Bay. We arrived on scene in short order to find the vessel hard aground with the bow ...

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BARU and Tim Hortons: Valuable Community Partners
Brighton Auxiliary Rescue Unit (BARU) would like to thank Brighton Tim Hortons for their support during this difficult COVID year. Doug Robertson, Chris Riley, and all the staff at Brighton’s Tim Hortons have shown incredible ongoing community sp...

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Brighton Auxiliary Rescue Unit would like to thank everyone for helping to make the Brighton Food Bank drive a tremendous success. We have been informed that by the generosity you have shown the food bank shelves are now full and an additional $500 cash was donated to feed the needy,
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Brighton Auxiliary Rescue Unit and Brighton Food Bank

Oct 12, 2020 – Oct 18, 2020

Brighton Auxiliary Rescue Unit has partnered with the Brighton Food Bank and we are asking for your support. Food donations can be made to the Brighton Food Bank on Friday, October 16th at Sobey’s and on Saturday, October 17th at No Frills. Both locations will collect donations between 10 am an...

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Donate A Boat Program

Jun 1, 2020 – Oct 15, 2020

Do you have a boat sitting in your back yard that hasn't seen the water in years? Are you tired of doing the seasonal maintenance on a toy that stopped being fun some time ago, or do you just not have the room to store it anymore, or are you just plain tired of looking at it?
Donate your b...

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Disabled Pontoon Boat in St. Lawrence

Jun 20, 2020 – Sep 30, 2020

Our crew were on the St. Lawrence River SW of Rockport Ontario receiving instruction on our new crew vessel. As we were returning to the dealer's location we were flagged down by 3 people on a pontoon boat in the middle of the river. we came alongside and rafted with the vessel. Their motor ha...

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New Rescue Vessel is Operational!

Aug 24, 2020 – Sep 30, 2020

Your Brighton Auxiliary Marine Rescue has been busy this year, fundraising towards the purchase of a new rescue vessel as well as recruiting new volunteers. The vessel was brought back from repairs at Crates Marine after getting a water pump replaced and finding an elusive gremlin that was affe...

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Volunteers Saving Lives on the Water

24/7 Emergency Marine Rescue Service in the Brighton Ontario area during the boating season

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  • (800) 267-7270


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Box 38
11 Oliphant Street
Brighton, ON K0K 1H0

Business Hours

Mon:Open 24 hours
Tue:Open 24 hours
Wed:Open 24 hours
Thu:Open 24 hours
Fri:Open 24 hours
Sat:Open 24 hours
Sun:Open 24 hours
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