Contact us ANYTIME
But be patient, being on a boat, we may not have access to your messages right away
How can we get in touch with you?
email@example.com is the most reliable way.
Download a free app such as MarineTraffic or Vesselfinder and start tracking us. Type in: Rode Trip
Our Call sign is WDH9340
(Whiskey Delta Hotel)
Our MMSI is 367667040
Or anything else such Facetime, Signal, Telegram, Google or Skype (we rarely use that). Understand that we sometimes get a local Sim card and our profile may change.
We sold our Iridium satellite system. Maybe Elon Musk will step in and will sponsor our Starlink costs?
We can make VHF calls up to line of sight, about 20-30 nautical miles (35-40 km) max. Shore stations have more powerful equipment and we can get in touch from far away.
Or anything else such Facetime, Signal, Telegram, Google, Facebook or Skype (we rarely use that). Understand that we sometimes get a local Sim card and our profile may change.
Most countries have routine controls and we sometimes get boarded for control. We love the Coast Guards in every country. They are our guardian angels. They also track vessels from land bases and have VHF equipment super powerful.
Short wave Radio
We cross a lot boats and often have a little chat. We report that in the log book and they do too. We can use SSB (single side band) and also what is called Ham Radio on shore.
Honestly we don't have the equipement (lights) to communicate in morse.
We are Rode trip Expeditions
As a not for profit venture, our goal is to raise private funding to provide support and scholarships for researchers, educators and students.
Our vessel is a unique platform to explore remote locations in total autonomy.