Month: July 2014

EPIRBS – Urgent Message from the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission

Standard Communications Pty Ltd—GME Accusat EPIRB (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon) PRA number: 2014/14204 Date published: 10th July 2014 Product information Product description Radio beacon that when activated sends a radio signal via satellite or homing frequency to notify of

Check your EPIRB and Flares

In recent times emergency services have had to endure false alarms in relation to a faulty EPIRB and errant flares being let off from the shore. Emergency services responded to incidences relating to a false EPIRB alarm and a reported

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Reporting your position

The rescue base at the St Helens Foreshore is manned 7 days a week between 0730 to 1910. Outside these hours a listening watch is maintained around the clock from stations at the homes of the Association’s members. Our callsign

Tasmanian Safe Boating Handbook

Marine and Safety Tasmania (MAST) has an outstanding publication on safe boating. This is a must read for all mariners, in particular small boaters. The handbook is available as a pdf or details on how to purchase can be found

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