In a boating emergency

Radio for help on

Channel 16 on VHF 
(distress and calling channel)

Channel 88 (27.880 MHz) 
on a 27 MHz radio

Call MRNSW on

9450 2468

Or call

MarineRescue App

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News & Media

  • Man stranded on island off Jervis Bay
  • July 02, 2014

A man has spent the night stranded on Bowen Island off the coast of Jervis Bay after he ran into trouble in his dinghy.

Illawarra Marine Rescue regional controller Bruce Mitchell said the alarm was raised at 6.30pm on Monday but strong winds and poor conditions meant the decision was made to leave the man on the island until Tuesday morning.

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