Support Our Harbor Department with a New Rescue UTV



Embark on a journey with us to bolster the safety of Morro Bay’s shores. We are on a mission to raise $40,000 for a state-of-the-art Polaris UTV, specially equipped for rapid beach rescues and designed to aid our harbor department and beach lifeguards. This isn’t just a vehicle; it’s a commitment to the well-being of every soul that sets foot on our sands, ensuring that our cherished beach remains a haven of joy, relaxation, and security.

  • Our Goal $40,000 100% 100%

Morro Bay is our sanctuary, a place where sparkling waves and smooth sands craft the backdrop for countless cherished memories. But amidst the laughter and waves, safety must remain at the forefront, and that’s where our community comes in.

We’ve embarked on a mission to raise $40,000 for a cutting-edge Polaris UTV, a vital addition to our beach rescue operations.

Polaris UTV53 resue adapted all-terrain unit.

Mock-up from Morro Bay Fire Department unit (color changed)

Unlike regular vehicles, this specialized unit offers unparalleled benefits:


    1. Agility on the Sand: Regular emergency vehicles can find themselves at odds with the beach’s challenging terrain. In contrast, the Polaris UTV, with its heavy-duty, puncture-resistant tires and superior suspension, promises smooth, uninterrupted navigation across the sands. Its compact size means it can weave through crowded areas without disturbance, a critical need during peak season.
    2. Cost-Effectiveness: Investing in a Polaris UTV is financially savvy. It’s significantly more affordable than a standard-sized emergency vehicle, without compromising on functionality or safety features.
    3. Customized for Immediate Response: Termed the “Rip Current Interceptor” by other organizations, this UTV is more than a vehicle; it’s a promise of rapid, efficient response. Equipped with essential EMS tools, first aid, and oxygen, it serves as a preliminary medical facility, offering immediate care as casualties are transported to larger medical establishments.
    4. Enhanced Communication: Equipped with a PA system, our Polaris UTV can preemptively communicate with beachgoers, ensuring clear paths for emergency access and informing the public of potential hazards or necessary precautions.

Every second counts during an emergency. A swift response can mean the difference between a close call and a tragedy. With your help, we can make those vital seconds count and continue to ensure that Morro Bay remains a safe haven for all who visit.

We invite you to join us in this noble cause. Your donation, large or small, brings us closer to this invaluable acquisition. Together, let’s keep the heart of our community beating safely.

Donate Now and help us bring this essential piece of safety equipment to our shores. Your support is the tide that lifts all boats, contributing to a safer, happier Morro Bay.

Polaris UTVs In Action

East Hampton Village Ocean Rescue Is Beach Ready with the Polaris RANGER

When it comes to emergency response, timing is critical. In beach rescues, that make-or-break timing can come down to the agility of a vehicle – especially when driving through crowded areas and over soft sand…


Hotel Del Coronado - beach Life Guard Station

A Lifeguard station and ATV on the beach by the Hotel Del Coronado. This is one of the most awesome beaches…


Mission Beach Lifeguard 15




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