Martin Riddle

Martin Riddle

tn23 – what stuff should I bring?

If you’ve done the Raid before, or even read the FAQs, you’ll know all this – but it bears repeating because I’m still being asked whether we supply tents (we don’t). You NEED to bring a tent, sleeping gear (bag,…

tn23– Safety equipment and much more

We all forget something – it’s just a fact of life, but here in Franklin it’s not a disaster. The local chandler, Franklin Marine, is very well stocked and within 75m of the LBT shed. If you need something he…

tn23 – VHF radios

All boats in the Raid fleet must carry a VHF radio. The person in charge of a vessel must ensure that anyone using the radio on their boat knows how to operate it and is familiar with basic marine radio…

tn23 – please bring your life jacket

The LBT does not have enough life jackets for everyone on the Raid – if you have one, please bring it. From 1 January 2021, all life jackets in Tasmania on recreational boats must be approved to AS4758 and for…

tn23 – Boat safety equipment

If you are bringing your own boat on the Raid now is a good time to be checking your safety equipment. The first few days of the Raid will be in waters classified by Marine and Safety Tasmania (MAST) as…

tn23 – what boat is that?

Photo-ID – you may not have needed to show it for a while, but we do want to see your boat’s photo-ID. If you are bringing a vessel on the Raid, whether it’s a sailing or rowing Raid boat, an…