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Daily Archives:April 26,2021

Guidance For Marine Radio Distress

The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) has recently published guidance about marine radio distress relays on their website. The changes follow on from a consultation between the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), the Association of Marine Electronic and Radio Colleges (AMERC) and the RYA itself. As a result, the RYA has issued revised guidance regarding the procedure for sending a ‘Distress Relay’.  ...

Read more  DSC,  Urgency,  coastguard,  vessel

Carry A Calling Device For Help At Sea

The ability to call for help or signal for assistance is imperative. With a VHF or DSC radio you can transmit a Mayday call to the Coastguard and other vessels and a distress or emergency beacon will transmit your location to the search and rescue services.  ...

Read more  VHF,  calling,  safety