Free Beacon to Beacon Guides
Maritime Safety Queensland's new navigational boating product for recreational boaters is now available for free download. There are 13 A4-size Beacon to Beacon PDF booklets covering separate geographical regions from the southern Gold Coast to Yeppoon north of Rockhampton.
Get more information on the Beacon to Beacon Guides.
Queensland skippers need to check their flares after a national recall of red hand flares available across Queensland. Drew Marine Signal & Safety Australia Pty Ltd recalled its Aurora red hand flare with lot numbers from 3186 to 3260. This red hand flare is sold individually and as part of the Aurora Inshore Flare Kit.
Get more information on the flare recall.
GME EPIRB recall
GME have issued a safety recall of some GME EPIRB models. Make sure you check if your EPIRBs are affected—Standards Communications Pty Ltd recalled its GME EPIRB units MT400, MT401 and MT4023 with serial numbers between 50101000 and 80250722.
Get more information on the GME EPIRB recall.