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Famous for its surfing, fishing, kite boarding and other water sports, fast-growing Raglan is a popular weekend and holiday destination with more than 3,000 permanent residents.

The harbour covers around 33km2 at high tide (9km2 at low tide) and experiences a 2–4m tidal range. With a narrow opening to the turbulent Tasman Sea, strong tidal flows and sandbars at its entrance, boats leaving or entering the harbour must cross Raglan’s infamous bar, which often throws up challenging conditions.

Raglan Volunteer Coastguard members know the harbour and its bar intimately, as well as the great sweep of coastline to either side of it. The volunteer search and rescue

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