Notice to Competitors - Satellite Phone & HF Radio Checks

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Pre-race  Satellite Phone & HF Radio Communication Testing

As per Notice of Race Appendix C.

Satellite Phone PRE RACE Testing

All boats must carry out a pre-race Satellite phone test between 27th December and 31st December 2017 with the Race Committee.

A boat shall send a text message (SMS) from their satellite phone as per their Communication Declaration form to the Race Committee on +61 427 477 854 noting in this order:

·         Boat Name

·         Sail Number

·         Skipper Name

The Race Committee will acknowledge the text by replying with text “Received”.

Note the number used MUST be the one listed under Satellite phone in the Boats Entry form and on its Satellite Phone Declaration form.

HF Radio PRE RACE Testing

Boats using HF Radio for distress communications must carry out a pre-race radio check between 27th December and 31st December 2017 with“Charleville Radio” (operated by Kordia).

All such boats shall carry out their pre‐race Radio check on 4125, 6215, 8291 kHz or 12290 kHz during day light hours.

The Owner or Person in Charge shall first make contact with Korida by telephone prior to testing by phoning 02 6279 5774 or 02 6151 6688.

A minimum of 3 x 3 strength/readability on two of the radio frequencies must be met for the operator on shift to pass the radio check.

Race Committee




Pittwater to Southport


The Pittwater to Paradise Regatta will be starting on Sydney's Pittwater,  1 hour drive north from Sydney's CBD on January 2, 2019 and run through to 9 January, 2019.

The ocean race offers competitors a strategic challenge as they race between the surfline and the current, past unsurpassed scenic coastlines, prior to arriving in one of Queensland's most popular coastal cities. Once on the Gold Coast boats will enjoy a four day series regatta hosted by the Southport Yacht Club.

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The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club
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Southport Yacht Club
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