Antigua & Barbuda Search & Rescue
ABSAR is an officially recognized search & rescue service in Antigua & Barbuda & the surrounding waters dedicated to saving lives.
They provide 24 hour coverage, 365 days of the year. Their RIB used for sea rescue, is located in Falmouth Harbour. At the medic station are two Land Rover ambulances for more severe emergencies requiring hospitalization or airlift evacuation.
Services offered include:
~Marine search & rescue.
~Community emergency medical response and firefighting
~Medic Station treating walk in patients for minor medical issues.
~On the water support for regattas and events.
ABSAR are always looking for volunteers so if you think you would like to be involved give them a call.
If you would like to become a sponsor or make a contribution get in touch to find out more.
Located in the centre of all the yachting activity is an emergency medical centre for the treatment of minor injuries and ailments.
The Medic Station is housed under Antigua Yacht Club Marina Resort and run by ABSAR, a voluntary organization funded by donations.