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Vrijwillige Blankenbergse Zeereddingsdienst VBZR

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Vrijwillige Blankenbergse Zeereddingsdiens




The Volunteer Blankenberg Marine Rescue Service (VBZR) is a government-recognized Search and Rescue (SAR) organisation formed in 1983. It is manned entirely by volunteers. Its area of responsibility normally covers the Belgian coast from Ostend to the Dutch border but it will help anyone out of this area if required .


Fleet Details


Rescue Lions


Rescue Lions built by Norsafe, Norway in 2007. Call-sign OS6779. Length 7.00m x 2.00m




Sterken Dries

Sterken Dries 2003, built by Ocean Dynamics in UK. Call-sign oS4290. Length 14.00m x 4.00m )Photo Sebastian Jacob)



Straffe Hendrik

Straffe Hendrik Built in 1990 by Damen sShipyard, Netherlands. Call-sign OS6935. Length 14.00m x.5.00m (Photo Jack Sparrow)