Notices to Mariners Bribie Island

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Conditions of Use

Proceeding past this point indicates that you are aware of, understand and agree to the CONDITIONS OF USE. The maps provided in Notices to Mariners are not to be used for navigation purposes. It is recommended that you refer to the official notices issued by the statutory authorities as listed in the Alert Box for further details.

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About Bribie Island

The Boating Community is supported by Marine Rescue Bribie Island. Marine Rescue Bribie Island arose from a Boating and Fishing Club which formed in 1970. This group became Bribie Island Area Sea Rescue in 1982 and changed to become Volunteer Marine Rescue Bribie Island in 1997.

If you frequent Bribie Island you should JOIN Marine Rescue Bribie and stay safe on the waterways.

CLICK HERE to find out more about Marine Rescue Bribie Island

Boating in Bribie Island

Boating around Bribie is very popular. And why should it be? Bribie has excellent boat ramps, excellent access to the Pumicestone Passage, and a no-bar access to Moreton Bay.

Because of the popularity of Bribie Island and the number of boats using the Bribie waterways, you should keep alert to the Notices to Mariners for this area. There are a number of boating collisions with navigational markers (I know, amazing isn't it).

Occasionally,  vessels anchored or moored in Pumicestone Passage sink or drift. You need to be alert to sunken vessels if you are boating in around Bribie.

That makes being aware of Notices to Mariners alerts for Bribie Island more important.

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Servicing Bribie Island

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The boating community in Bribie Island is protected by the wonderful work of Volunteer Marine Rescue Bribie Island.

Marine Rescue Bribie is supported by its THREE rescue vessels.

The rescue vessels Bribie 1, Bribie 2 and Bribie 3 are on patrol in the Bribie Island waterways every weekend and public holidays from 0800 to 1700 hours.

The Radio Room operates 24/7 every day of the year from 0500 to 1800. 

There is a 24 hour emergency hot line 07 3804 7596.

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The Bribie Island operation al areas covers some 500 square miles (including Pumicestone Passage) commencing 2 nautical miles south of the Caloundra Bar, 10 nautical miles east of Moreton Island and north of an east/west line from Tangalooma in Moreton Bay.

Channels monitored include VHF channels 16, 21, 67, 73 and 81 and  27 mHz channels 86, 88,  90 and 91. 

That makes being aware of Notices to Mariners alerts for Bribie Island more important.

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