QF6 Mooloolaba

Flotilla Location

Flotilla Contact Details

QF6 Mooloolaba
65 Parkyn Parade
Mooloolaba, Queensland 4557
Australia

OPEning hours / Radio Monitoring Hours

Weekdays: 24 Hours

Weekends: 24 Hours


frequencies monitored

27mhz: 88 & 90

VHF: 16, 21, 67, 73 and 80

Other: All of these channels are monitored from 24/7 365 days per year.

call sign

Call Sign: VMR406

Call Sign Name: Coast Guard Mooloolaba


Public Education

First Aid: Yes

CPR: Yes

Radio License: Yes





flotilla information

QF6 is based on the Mooloolah River at 65 Parkyn Parade and covers the waters North of Point Cartwright to south of Point Arkwright, including the Mooloolah and Maroochy rivers. With three dedicated rescue boats and over 120 operational volunteers we are here 24/7 to help any member of the boating public.

The base, at the Parkyn Parade boat ramp, is manned 24 hours most days with a home based night watch radio covering some night shifts. Vessel crews are available 24/7 with the vessels patrolling during weekends and public holidays.

Resources

  • Main vessel: Mooloolaba Rotary Rescue
    – 13.8m Aluminium Plate Monohull
    – 2 x 500Hp Cummins Turbo Charged diesel engines
    – 2600 Litre Fuel
    – Radar, FLIR, low light Camera and RDF
    – 2C Survey to 12 persons
  • Secondary vessel: Rotary III
    – 8.5m Aluminium Plate Monohull
    – 2 x 200HP Suzuki Outboards
    – 500 Litres fuel
    – Radar and FLIR
    – 2C Survey to 6 persons.
  • Third vessel: Maroochy RSL
    – 4.7m RIB
    – 1 x 60 HP Suzuki outboard
    – 2C Survey to 4 persons

Supporters

Vessel owners in the region can become supporters of QF6 by contacting us at the base or emailing operations.qf6@coastguard.com.au

Please mention Supporter Member Application in the header of the email and we will send you the required information.

Your support allows the volunteers to provide the 24/7 service to you and your community, so even if you don’t think you’ll need our help maybe someone you know will?

Volunteers

We are always looking for willing volunteers to learn new skills and help the community. In return for your time will can offer national accredited training and the chance to put it into practise on a regular basis. All we ask is that you can commit to a minimum number of shifts per month, so that you remain current and effective.

We need staff for radio watch, boat crew and administration, with the only requirement being that you are healthy and keen to learn.

If being part of QF6 interests you, please email operations.qf6@coastguard.com.au and mention Volunteer member in the header. We will be in touch and get you along to a recruit night.

QF6 Memorial Wall

A Memorial Wall is available, courtesy of Coast Guard Mooloolaba and the Sunshine Coast Council, for those who have a final resting place or whose ashes have been scattered off Mooloolaba.

Click here for more information.

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Sponsors

QF6 are always looking for new sponsors to help us maintain our services. If you would like to support this essential community service in a financial way please contact operations.qf6@coastguard.com.au to discuss how we can work together.