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Various Maritime Nets

The following is a listing of amateur radio – ham radio – maritime nets. You must be a properly licensed amateur radio operator to transmit on these frequencies.  But you are always welcome to listen!  Please send any updates for this listing to the webmaster.

Note: If you know of other networks that would like to participate in this public service effort please send information regarding the network and contact information to our webmaster.

Marine Related Nets on the Amateur Radio Frequencies (as of July 14, 2018)

Winlink 2000 (e-mail) Multiple Gateways World Wide Coverage

Sail The World French World Sailing Association 3900+ members representing 850 boats currently 450 boats sailing the globe
Mediterranean M/M Net 7.085 MHz 0700 UTC Med. Coverage  
U.K. Maritime Net 14.303 MHz 0800 UTC & 1800 UTC Eastern Atlantic  
Trans-Atlantic MM Net 21.400 MHz 1300 UTC Atlantic  
S.A. M/M Net 14.316
7.045 MHz
0630 UTC
1130 UTC
Indian Ocean / S. Atl.  
Caribbean Emerg. & Weather Net 7.162 MHz
3.815 MHz
1030 UTC
2230 UTC
E. Caribbean / Atl.  
Caribbean M/M Net, St Croix, U.S.V.I. 7.241 MHz 1100 UTC Caribbean
Mississauga Net 14.121 MHz 1245 UTC Canada/Bermuda  
Intercon. Traffic Net 14.300 MHz 0700-1200 ET U.S., Caribbean, Central America, W. Atlantic
Maritime Mobile Service Net 14.300 MHz 1200-2200 ET U.S., Caribbean, Central America, W. Atlantic
Waterway Radio & Cruising Club 7.268 MHz 0745 ET U.S. East Coast, Bahamas, Caribbean
Pacific Seafarers Net 14.300 MHz 0300 UTC Pacific
Maritime Emerg. Net 14.310 MHz 0400 UTC &
1800 UTC
Baja California MM Net 7.2335 MHz 0800 PST &
0800 PDT
Coastal Baja / Calif  
Chubasco Net 7.294 MHz 1530 PST &
1430 DST
Mexico West Coast  
Comedy Net 7.087 MHz 2040 UTC SW Pac., New Caledonia, Vanuatu, New Zealand, Australian E coast  
Sonrisa Net 3.968 MHz 1415 UTC Baja / SW US/Mex  
Manana Net 14.340 MHz 1900 UTC E. Pac / AK to Panama/Hawaii  
Happy Hour Net 3.969 MHz 0000 UTC Baja / SW US / Mex.  
Mobile Maritime Net 14.323 MHz 0025 UTC S/E Asia  
Pacific Inter-Isl. Net 14.315 MHz 0800 UTC Micronesia up to Hawaii  
Pac. M/M Service Net 21.412 MHz 2100 - 2400 UTC Pacific World Wide
Roy's Net, Perth 14.320 MHz 1115 UTC N&W Indian Ocean  
Robby's Net (Australia) 14.315 MHz 1000 UTC &
2300 UTC
South Pacific  
Tony's Net (New Zealand) 14.315 MHz 2100 UTC South Pac. / Australia  
John's Weather Net 14.315 MHz 2140 UTC SW Pacific  
Tony's Net (Kenya) 14.316 MHz 0500 UTC Indian Ocean/Red Sea  
S.E Asia M/M Net 14.320 MHz 0630 UTC &
1130 UTC
Indian Ocean / S. Atl.  
Le reSeau du Capitaine 14.118 7am Montreal time Med, E Pac, Indian, Atl, Carib, Bermuda
INTERMAR (Germany) 14.313 MHz 1630 UTC Europe

Following are known non-ham services for mariners:

Cruiseheimer's Net 8.152 MHz SSB 0830 ET U.S. east coast to Eastern Caribbean
Caribbean Weather Center - Daily Net 8.104 SSB 1230 UTC Caribbean and SW N. Atlantic/Bahamas
Caribbean Safety and Security Net 8.104 SSB 1215 UTC Caribbean and SWN. Atlantic
N.W. Caribbean Marine SSB Net 8.188 MHz 1400 UTC Western Carib. to Panama and Gulf of Mexico  
Panama Canal Connection Net 8.107 MHz 1330 UTC Eastern Pacific & SW Caribbean  
Russel Radio, New Zealand 12.359 MHz
12.353 MHz
0830 & 1630 NZT
0915 & 1600 NZT
Bora Bora to Australia  
Brunei Bay Radio various various Asia, NW Pacific & Indian Oceans
(Bahamas Air-Sea Rescue Association)
4.003 USB | VHF Ch 72 | 7.096 MHz 0700 ET | 0715 ET (Nassau) | 0720 ET Wx and Emergency traffic throughout the Bahamas
see also
WLO and KLB See web site for details.   HF SSB Ship to Shore
Ocean Pro See web site for details   Professional weather & routing

With your assistance to keep the International Boat Watch Network informed of updates, deletions, and/or corrections to the entries above, we will do our best to keep the lists current.
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