The Yacht and Boat – Boating Safety section is always growing. More information becomes available every week on new boating safety equipment and information.
Safety in boats, yachts & watercraft – at sea or in calm waters – is a focus of the Yacht & Boat web site.
Our boat safety information is presented to the Australian boating community based on our close collaboration with the State and Federal Government bodies for Maritime Safety in Australia.
There are minimum requirements for boats under 8 metres in length and boats 8 -15 metres in length.
Boat safety requirements in Victoria vary from powered to sail vessels and in varying conditions.
The Search and Rescue Council (SAR) International Satellite System has become increasingly effective and efficient in terms of its detection and rescue coordination.
For boating safety on life jackets, safety equipment, PWC safe zones please click for more information
Learning the basics of boat operation and safety is best done before your first trip to the marina or launch ramp.