MAYDAY FORM

 

In the event of an emergency, use this form exactly as printed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Make sure the radio power switch is on

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Select Channel 16

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

Depress microphone key, speak clearly and slowly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

Say

MAYDAY

MAYDAY

MAYDAY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is motor boat

(Boat Name)

(Boat Name)

(Boat Name)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MAYDAY

MOTOR BOAT

(Boat Name)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MY POSITION IS

(Read Location

from GPS -

Latitude

& Longitude)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MY PROBLEM IS

(State problem)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I REQUIRE
IMMEDIATE
ASSISTANCE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WE HAVE (number)

PEOPLE ON

BOARD

WITH LIFE

JACKETS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OVER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

Release the microphone key and wait for response

 

 

 

 

6

If nothing is heard, repeat above instruction every 2 minuets