Sea Safety: Signalling

Be ready, even in good weather.
Watch our short reel about signalling and be ready at all times.

1. VHF Radio

Use Channel 16 on high power to signal distress.

2. Sound an Alarm

Blow a whistle, sound a horn or bang a metal object.
Morse Code SOS: 3 short 3 long 3 short.

3. Flares

At night or day, use flares to assist in locating your position.


Can be used anywhere to signal distress.

5. Mobile Phone

Be prepared to signal for help at sea.

Expect the unexpected and stay safe.

Your boats, your crew, your lives.