Toronto Search And Rescue - Marine

About Us

Toronto Search and Rescue - Marine (T-SAR) is a Toronto-based, all-volunteer marine search and rescue unit. We are a member in good standing with the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary (CCGA)

Our Objectives

Our mission will be achieved by Search and Rescue activities during the boating season and educational outreach and community service throughout the year.


  • Save 100% of lives at risk
  • Reduce the number and severity of SAR incidents
  • Promote marine safety and environmental protection, especially among children and youth via the education system and adults through public education programs at power and sail clubs and community events
  • Support the Toronto Marine Police Unit and the Canadian Coast Guard on a day-to-day basis and during special events such as the Redpath Waterfront Festival
  • Provide a humanitarian service
  • Maintain the highest professional standards
  • Promote the benefits of civic engagement