VHF Owners - Especially those who have bought a new yak

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Hairy Little Dwarf
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Tue Oct 14, 2014 12:39 pm

With Summer coming up, and the associated increase in trips, just a friendly reminder to update your callsign details at Coastguard if you have a different boat (It seems there's been a lot of buy/sell action going on in the last few windy wintery months :lol: )

You can update online at:
http://www.boatingeducation.org.nz/mari ... all-signs/

And, while it's not preferable, you can have two (or more) boats under the same callsign, BUT you need to make this clear on the CG callsign sheet, and make sure your shore contact knows which one you have taken with you.

Paddle Hard, Paddle Safe :y:

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Tue Oct 14, 2014 6:12 pm

Cheers for the heads up HLD :y:
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Tue Oct 14, 2014 6:14 pm

Good point. I really need to get mine done (not changed, just done for the first time :P)
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Wed Oct 15, 2014 5:05 pm

Ditto

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