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Do you have an old 121.5MHz or 243MHz beacon and need to upgrade?

Only need a beacon for several times a year, but not sure it's worthwhile to buy one?

Can't find one to hire? (We send them up to you!)

Here is the solution:
Hire our water-proof + floating ACR 406MHz EPIRB / GPS PLB (Personal Locator Beacon).


First week: $40

Second week: $30

$2 per day thereafter

We deliver free within Christchurch area, or via Courier NATIONWIDE for an extra $14 (includes a prepaid return bag).

We do short notice hire in Christchurch area - we are open after hours.

Prefer to buy a new one instead?

Trade in your old beacons at Boat NZ (32 Settlers Cres, Ferrymead, Christchurch). Print out and bring this page along with your old beacon to Boat NZ, mention this offer and get $30 off the 406 Beacon you purchase. Limit one $30 off per new beacon purchased.

Spot Tracker Gen2 & Gen3

Need to track your yacht in a race or voyage? Going tramping?

Want your friends and family know where you are? We have the solution!

See how Spot Gen3 works on:

First week: $40

Second week: $30

$2 per day thereafter

Inreach Explorer Delorme

First week: $40

Subsequent week: $30 per week

Airtime Plan and Charges Extra

Great Things about Hiring a Beacon

No need to check the battery and expiry date (we do that!)
 No technology / deprecation worries or guilt if you don't use it for some weeks
 Easy to hire for one off trips eg Kayaking, Tramping, Fishing, Boating, even Flying!

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Last updated Oct 2021