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

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News & Media

  • Man escapes overturned boat in rough conditions at Batemans Bay
  • April 14, 2015

A boat was tossed back into the rocks on the southern breakwater after failing to make it across the Narooma bar on Monday morning. Photo: Matt Cormick


A man has been rescued from an overturned boat and another was lucky to escape injury after his fishing boat slammed into rocks in separate incidents on the NSW south coast on Monday.

Marine Rescue NSW has warned boaties on the south coast to take extreme caution on local bars after one man was rescued in rough conditions off Batemans Bay.

The man's stalled boat overturned on the Batemans Bay bar early on Monday morning as Marine Rescue attempted to reach it .

The skipper radioed Marine Rescue for help just after 7am after the boat, a small fibre-glass runabout, lost power.

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