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


Soundings is the quarterly magazine of Marine Rescue NSW, which is recognised as a powerful advocate for safe, enjoyable and responsible boating.

Soundings takes this message to the boating community. The magazine is delivered direct to all Marine Rescue NSW members and an influential VIP list of government, marine and community opinion leaders and also distributed through a network of boating goods suppliers, marinas and yacht clubs.



We are always keen for stories about the great work of Marine Rescue NSW members and to assist the boating community. If you're a member and want to tell us about your unit's new vessel, rescues and assists, fundraising and community support activities, education and general news, get in touch. If you're a boatie and our members have helped you when you ran into trouble on the water, please let us know.

We would love your photos, too but would ask that these are hi-res print quality in .jpg format and that you give us the names of anyone included.

You can reach us on or ask for Kate Woods or Brendan Trembath at Headquarters on 8071 4848.


Soundings delivers a valuable market for marine products, equipment and services, with an audience of boating safety authorities and boat owners, ensuring your message reaches the right audience: the boaties who need to know about your products and services. As an advertiser in Soundings, you also will be actively supporting this vital emergency service and its hardworking volunteer members.

To advertise in Soundings, contact Graham Joss on 0419 492 836 or email

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