The MMBC has a small team of valuable members who volunteer their time, knowledge and experience to help keep every boatie safe through their operation of ‘Foxton Sports Radio’, our VHF radio service on channel 60. There is a mobile phone backup 027 453 0049.
The radio call-sign is Foxton Sports Radio.
- Before crossing the bar, call Foxton Sports Radio with your boat name and number of people on board
- After crossing the bar, call again with your trip plan and estimated time of return (ETR).
- Call before crossing the bar on your return.
- Call again once safely back in the river.
Lifejackets MUST be worn when crossing the bar (both ways).
Please call if you change your plans.