Service Features

Ship to Shore HF Radio

Passage Guardian

Log daily position reports and weather observations from vessel over HF radio to my coast station.

Offer 24-48 hours weather prediction using PredictWind ECMWF model.

Accept and deliver radio traffic between vessel & shore parties, including family & authorities.

Radio coverage includes North & South Pacific Oceans, Coral and Tasman Seas.

Free of charge and available most days of the year, service is activated by email or sat phone call 24 hours prior to departure.

Includes technical advice on how to get the best out of your HF / SSB radio!

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Global vessel tracking using a combination of technologies including satellite AIS, satellite tracking device, email and SMS.

Warnings sent to vessel if PredictWind weather has high wind and/or waves in the next 24-48 hours.

An experienced, calm & friendly voice on the end of the HF / SSB radio or satellite phone to help you through challenging situations.

RCC Notification when there is no time to activate an EPIRB or initiate a distress call, or when I suspect you may be in trouble.

Passage Guardian is my premium monitoring service and can be used by vessels without HF / SSB radio equipment.

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Down Under Rally News

The Down Under Dash has been specifically created to assist vessels & crew members aboard vessels who have applied for and been granted an exemption to the current Australian Travel Restrictions, to make landfall in Australia at the Port Of Bundaberg.

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Hello, I'm Peter Mott!

I am the owner and radio operator at Pacific Maritime Radio.

Previously Northland Radio, my station has provided safety related services to recreational vessels since 2016.

I am a sailor with both coastal and ocean experience.

My background as an Internet entrepreneur, professional radio engineer and amateur radio operator supports my passion for keeping cruisers safe at sea.


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    RD 1
    Russell 0272
    New Zealand

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    Tel. +64 21 279 4995