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How much does it cost to provide lifesaving Search and Rescue services?

$30 is the price of protective goggles, which improve vision during foul weather rescues

$50 pays for a strobe light, which could save the life of a crewmember swept overboard during a night rescue

$72 is the price of a helmet - essential for a crewmember racing at high speeds to a rescue

$150 pays for a utility vest, which gives a crewmember quick access to first aid and safety equipment

$400 buys a radio for fast communication between rescue crews and rescue coordinators

$420 is the price of an all-weather survival suit, necessary for British Columbiaīs freezing waters and harsh winter storms

An average incident costs $174 in fuel and equipment wear and tear just to have a single crew tasked. This amount does not include the initial purchase of the vessel or the purchase of sophisticated navigation, communication and crew equipment onboard.

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