Seymour Arm Kids Don’t Float Kiosk Installed

Working together, a number of agencies including RCMSAR 106, CSRD and the Ministry of Transportation supported the Seymour Arm Community Association to get a Kids Don’t Float Kiosk installed the day before their Annual Swim Across the Lake event on July 27th.  Thanks to the coordination of Diane Beebe and Dianne Young – great Teamwork!

Swansea Pt. Gets Kiosk

It took some time, but perseverance by the Swansea Pt. Community Association has resulted in the installation of the 13th Kids Don’t Float Kiosk on Mara and Shuswap Lakes.  Thanks to the leadership of Karen Warrington to make this project successful!

Waterways Donation

Waterways Houseboats have again made a significant contribution of $12,500.00 to Shuswap Lifeboat Society.  this donation will be used for general operations and safety equipment for our vessels.

Thank you Waterways Houseboats.

Pictured are Colleen Anderson of Waterways, Fred Banham, Dave Harvey, Rob Sutherland (receiving cheque) and Allen Langworth from RCMSAR 106.

Knights of Columbus Donate


The Knights of Columbus, Council 7107 in Salmon Arm, gave a donation of $500.00 on Wednesday April 18th.  This donation will be used for safety equipment on our vessels, especially the new acquisition Tolonen.


Pictures are Bruce Weicker, Shuswap Lifeboat Society, Eugene Casavant and Ken Nowicki from the Knights of Columbus.

Askew’s Donates



On Thursday morning, April 5th, four Askew’s employees (Dan Tingey, Cheryl Matte, Shana Phillips & Shawna Somers) traveled to Sicamous to present a cheque in the amount of $6,048.00 to Rob Sutherland of RCMSAR 106.  These funds are a donation from the employers of the Downtown and Uptown Askew Stores in Salmon Arm.



World Maritime Rescue Congress 2019 Comes to Vancouver

RCMSAR HQ has achieved an exciting milestone in that the World Maritime Rescue Congress 2019 website ( is now live. As you might already know RCMSAR in hosting the Congress in Vancouver 15-18 June 2019 and our RCMSAR Station 106 Shuswap is proud to support it through our volunteer members. The Congress website is also linked through our

Check out the page for the Congress and watch for updates!

Supporters of Society

Pictured here are two of our donors.  It is through support such this that we are able to operate on Shuswap Lake.  Thank You!

Doug Greene on the Tolonen
Colleen Anderson from Waterways Houseboats with Rob Sutherland and Pat Gau