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

The new MarineRescue App is making it easier than ever for boaters to Log On, Log Off and stay safe on NSW waters. It's the only app that will connect you directly to Marine Rescue NSW.

News & Media

  • Byron lifesavers rescue woman from yacht
  • December 31, 2014

Surf Life Savers from Byron Bay have assisted in the successful emergency evacuation of a woman from a yacht on Sunday morning.

Emergency services were advised late on Saturday evening that a 65-year-old woman had fallen in the cabin of her boat and had suffered back injuries, and was having difficultly breathing. The injury occurred after the boat she was traveling in encountered heavy seas on the way to Ballina.

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