The following will continue to be our Terms & Conditions:
VMR Jacobs Well Associate Membership covers you for Marine Assistance
for all areas south of the northern tip (Potts Point) of Macleay Island
to the North Arm of the Coomera River, including the Logan, Albert,
Pimpama Rivers and Jumpinpin Bar. Offshore (i.e., up to 15nm offshore
from North & South Stradbroke Islands) assistance is available
at the discretion of the Resource Controller.
Free Offshore and Inshore coverage (up to 5 hours per year) consists of
towing (breakdowns or fuel), soft groundings and jump starts.
In the event of a tow being required, we will tow you back to your
point of departure that day (within our area) or the nearest safe
harbour, whichever the Duty Skipper deems appropriate on the day.
When on the water, you are deemed to be registered and insured as
appropriate and that your vessel is seaworthy.
Our extended VMR coverage (up to 2 hours per year, back to safe
harbour) includes areas north to Bribie Island and south to Point
Danger under the Terms and Conditions of our VMR SE Qld Extended Zone
Longer tows by other squadrons are to be negotiated directly with the
VMR assist squadron.
Search and Rescue (SAR), Qld Ambulance First Response Activations,
Police Activations and Medical Evacuations are our primary role.
Activations for people or vessels in genuine distress or imminent
danger are not usually charged.
Re-location tows for maintenance or repairs are not covered by your
membership and are classed as non-SAR marine assistance.
Please contact the base to discuss any required assistance.
VMR Jacobs Well, offers marine assistance and radio listening watch
(log on/off) 24/7, 365 days a year.
If I am accepted as an Associate Member of Volunteer Marine Rescue
Jacobs Well, I hereby agree to abide by the Rules and By-Laws of this
All details collected are in accordance with the Privacy and Personal
Information Act 1988 for use in processing your application and on
occasions when you may require assistance from VMR Jacobs Well.