Nothing Comes Close to a Cobra
VHF Marine Radio Protocols
and Distress Procedure
“Mayday — Mayday — Mayday”
“This is Corsair — Corsair — Corsair” [or “IL 1234 AB,” repeated three (3) times]
“Mayday Corsair (or IL 1234 AB)”
“Navy Pier bears 220 degrees magnetic — distance 5 miles”
“Struck submerged object and flooding — need pump and tow”
“Four (4) adults, three (3) children aboard — no one injured”
“Estimate we will remain afloat one-half hour”
“Corsair (or IL 1234 AB) is 26 ft sloop with blue hull and tan deck house”
“I will be listening on Channel 16”
“This is Corsair (or IL 1234 AB)”
It is a good idea to write out a script of the message form and post it where you
and others on your vessel can see it when an emergency message needs to be sent.
Warranty and Trademark
Limited 3-Year Warranty
For Products Purchased In The U.S.A.
Cobra Electronics Corporation warrants that its CobraMarine VHF radio, and the
component parts thereof, will be free of defects in workmanship and materials
for a period of three (3) years from the date of first consumer purchase. This warranty
may be enforced by the first consumer purchaser, provided that the product is
utilized within the U.S.A.
Cobra will, without charge, repair or replace, at its option, defective radios, products
or component parts upon delivery to the Cobra Factory Service department, accompanied
by proof of the date of first consumer purchase, such as a duplicated copy of a
You must pay any initial shipping charges required to ship the product for warranty
service, but the return charges will be at Cobra’s expense, if the product is repaired
or replaced under warranty. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you
may also have other rights which may vary from state to state.
Exclusions: This limited warranty does not apply:
1. To any product damaged by accident.
2. In the event of misuse or abuse of the product, or as a result
of unauthorized alterations or repairs.
3. If the serial number has been altered, defaced, or removed.
4. If the owner of the product resides outside the U.S.A.
All implied warranties, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a
particular purpose are limited in duration to the length of this warranty. Cobra
shall not be liable for any incidental, consequential or other damages; including,
without limitation, damages resulting from loss of use or cost of installation.
Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts and/or
do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages,
so the above limitations may not apply to you.
For Products Purchased Outside The U.S.A.
Please contact your local dealer for warranty information.
, Nothing Comes Close to a Cobra
, and the snake design are
registered trademarks of Cobra Electronics Corporation, USA.
Cobra Electronics Corporation™ is a trademark of Cobra Electronics Corporation, USA.
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