It is the second most important call after the Mayday call. The most common times Pan-Pan calls are made on a boat, are engine or rudder failure.
- The voice call is made of Channel 16.
- Pan-Pan, Pan-Pan, Pan-Pan
- Solent Coastguard, Solent Coastguard, Solent Coastguard
- This is Motor Vessel Steerless, Steerless, Steerless
- MMSI 234178491 Call sign MBRT5
- Position is 45˚47'.85N 005˚47'.72W o 315˚(T) 1.15M from Beauty Point
- My engine has failed
- I require a tow
- 4 persons on board