About VMR Weipa
VMR Weipa does not maintain a radio watch.
For assistance in the vicinity of the Weipa approaches, VTS Cairns maintains a 24 hr listening watch on VHF 16.
If you are in phone range, Weipa Police should be your first point of contact on (07) 4090 6000.
Masters should be advised that a call out fee applies to operations that are not of a life threatening nature.
VMR Weipa operates a 10M Noosa Cat Rescue vessel with a range of approx 450 nautical miles.
This Rescue vessel is named ‘ Rescue 1 ‘ and is equipped with 27 meg, MF/HF, and VHF radios, satellite phone and an EPRIB tracking device.
Launch time is 30 minutes from the Evans Landing boat ramp.