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.
Over the years I have seen a number of unattended moored yachts whose accidentally unfurled sails propelled their hosts in circles for weeks on end
Sleeping aboard can be one of the joys of boating. Water lapping against the hull combined with a gentle rocking can provide a great night’s sleep
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.