03 January 2011 - Rowan Viking Rig under tow passes Coastwatch Tay lookout

The Aims of  Coastwatch Tay are:-

  • To help safeguard the lives of the ever expanding number of coastal users.
  • To watch over vulnerable craft and activities at sea and along the shoreline.
  • To monitor VHF Channel 16, the international distress channel.
  • To monitor local weather conditions and provide information to mariners and persons taking part in beach activities.
  • To safeguard the environment including coastal and marine wildlife.
  • To assist the Police, MCA, HM Revenue & Customs and UK Border Force when requested.
  • To assist Maritime Coastguard Agency and rescue services to safeguard life by maintaining a visual watch.
  • To work towards obtaining declared facility status with the Maritime Coastguard Agency.

  • To encourage the general public, men and women of all ages to obtain maritime skills and knowledge through participation in training in topics such as: boat skills and safety on or near the sea.
  • To assist other charitable and voluntary organisations with events on or near water.
  • To raise the profile of Coastwatch Tay by taking part in events throughout Scotland. 


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Disclaimer Notice 9th November 2009 - Coastwatch Tay is an autonomous organisation and although affiliated with the Coastwatch Scotland network we accept no responsibility or liability for the actions, business transactions or associated services of any similarly named organisation using the name ‘Coastwatch’ or ‘Coastwatch Scotland’. Please also note that we are NOT part of the National Coastwatch Institution or Sea Safety Group which does not operate stations in Scotland.
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