Mooloolaba Coast Guard took delivery of their new rescue vessel “Rotary III’ and wisely invested in another AirBerth® Boat Lift to enhance their on water operations.


2016-06-26 AirBerth MD (Alex Chan) with Rod Ashlin from QF6 Mooloolaba Coast Guard Open Day 010

AirBerth® Boat Lifts is proud to announce that the Mooloolaba Coast Guard now has another new

AirBerth® for their newly named & commissioned rescue vessel Rotary III. The new AirBerth® & new

vessel was timed with their 40th Anniversary celebrations where an open day was held on Sunday

26th June, 2016. The new AirBerth® will continue to provide more economical, environmentally

friendly and efficient vessel storage.


The Mooloolaba Coast Guard can now ensure their response vessels are maintained in peak

performance and ready for emergency response at any given moment.


This AirBerth® Boat Lift was supplied for Rotary III, an 8.5m NAIAD Mono Planing Hull rescue vessel

designed by Naval Architects Australia and constructed by Dynamic Marine Services. It is powered by

2 x 200HP Suzuki 4 Stroke Outboards with a cruising speed of 18-20 knots & top speed of 35+knots.

Rod Ashlin from QF6 Mooloolaba Coast Guard was pleased to have the new vessel & Airberth®

addition to the flotilla.


“We were very happy to take delivery of our 2nd Airberth®. Having owned an Airberth® for the past

10 years we are well aware of its ease of use and cost savings. It’s more than proven its value to us,

our first unit more than paid for itself when compared against maintenance costs & the

improvement in fuel economy due to no anti-foul or marine growth on the hull. It was an easy

decision to choose AirBerth® again for our newly commissioned vessel, Rotary III”.


The AirBerth® Boat Lift system is the ultimate in boat protection. They continue to be the preferred

choice for Marine Rescue groups around the world with units recently supplied locally to Marine

Rescue NSW and Australian Volunteer Coastguard & internationally to the NZ Coast Guard, Royal

National Lifeboat Institution & the US Coast Guard. Marine Rescue NSW Batemans Bay will also take

possession of an AirBerth® M430 later this month.


For further information on AirBerth® Boat Lifts please contact their head office on

+61 7 5587 7888 or visit