VHF Channels

This is the information we currently have about use of VHF channels in the Forth Estuary area. (This is based on the best information we have been able to find but we cannot guarantee it is complete and up to date.)

Emergency and Coastguard Ch: 16

Forth and Tay Navigation Service Ch: 71 (Please listen out on this frequency when in main shipping channel)

Forth Pilots (& pilot cutter) Ch: 72

RFYC race management Ch: 37 -(N1 – M1)

RFYC club house listens out on Ch: 37-(N1 – M1)

Recommended channel for yacht-to-yacht communication Ch: 37-(N1 – M1)

Leith Harbour Ch: 12

Grangemouth Harbour Masters Ch: 14

Port Edgar Marina Ch: 80

Dunbar Harbour Ch: 6/12

Anstruther Harbour Ch: 11

Methil Harbour: Ch 14

For a full listing of UK coastal VHF channels: click here

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