Maritime Search and Rescue Service reminds about the necessity of following the safety rules at sea. The small vessels are released to service on the water bodies of Ukraine in accordance with safety rules for the following region: wind strength, wave height, the height of the board side and the distance to the shore.
Small vessels navigation, which exceeds the 2 nautical-mile-distance from the coast line without appropriate radio electronic devices, is prohibited. You should always have fully charged operating cell phone with the contact numbers of emergency services.
During the sailing on the small vessels the passengers and crew members should wear rescue vests, which should be in appropriate operational condition and have any of the orange color shade.
Before sailing, let any person or a relative know about your destination and the approximate returning time. Don't forget to take some all -weather clothing.
In case of emergency call:
- Operating coordination center State Emergency Service of Ukraine :101;
- State Maritime Rescue Coordination Center of SE "MSRS":
+38048 777 66 09, +38048 777 66 10;
And frequencies: VHF channel 16, 2182 kHz, Odesa RCC.