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Marine Rescue Shoalhaven

Weather - Live from the Pilot House - Crookhaven Heads

Marine Rescue Shoalhaven is a Unit of Marine Rescue NSW, the only recognised volunteer Marine Rescue organisation in NSW.  The base station (callsign: Marine Rescue Shoalhaven) is located in The Pilot Station at Crookhaven Heads where staff have views over the Crookhaven Bar and Shoalhaven Bight to Gerroa and Black Head. Between sunrise and sunset, the Pilot Station staff log vessels on and off as they put to and return from the sea. They monitor Marine Distress frequencies 24 hours a day and co-ordinate Marine Search and Rescue operations. Members wishing to talk to the Watch-keeper or Radio Operator on Duty can do so on 02 4447 4466 between 6.00am and 4.00pm.

Frequencies Monitored:

27.88 mHz - 27.90 mHz

VHF Channels 16 - 73 - 81

Weather Reports:


Marine Rescue Shoalhaven provides weather updates and forecasts to fishermen, both professional and amateur, as well as to local media and other marine operators. Search and Rescue Coordination Centre

A SARCC is a specially designated facility, equipped and accredited to monitor maritime radio distress frequencies for the purpose of receiving distress calls and coordinating maritime search and rescue operations. Such a coordination centre must:-

  1. satisfy the requirements for and hold a Marine Rescue (Limited Coast) Station and/or a Limited Coast Station radio licence
  2. be staffed by qualified Search and Rescue Coordinators and Radio Operators; and
  3. be operational, at a minimum, between the hours of sunrise and sunset daily, and at other times of the day, monitor those frequencies at a place equipped for that purpose

 

Management Team:

Unit Commander - Bill Carter - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Deputy Unit Commander - Marty Kaye - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Training Officer - Ray Jones - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Vessel Operations Manager - Mike Boadle - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Fund Raising/Open Day Co-ordinator - Danielle Carter - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Administration - Daniel Sandstrom - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Radio Room Co-ordinator - John Eltherington

Treasurer - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Market Co-ordinator - Dave Kitchener


 

Non-Executive Members

Welfare Officer - Joy Allerton

Meat Raffle Co-ordinator - Jacky Klausen


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