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A Quick Note about Cruising Nets:

The cruising lifestyle lends itself to making life-long friendships, and keeping in touch with each other is important, especially during passage making.  Cruising nets are both a social tool for maintaining contact with fellow cruisers, and a key safety tool for gathering information on weather and sea conditions. They are one of the key reasons for investing in a SSB or HAM radio system.

Unlike satellite-based communications systems, HF radio communications is a kind of 'party line'. By listening to one or two nets daily we are able to develop a mental picture of what boats are in our vicinity, where they are located relative to us, who is on board, and what the trends in weather and sea conditions are.

Click on the appropriate navigation button above to access the listing of East or West Coast Marine and Ham Nets DockSide Radio maintains.

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