What boating safety equipment is required for safe boating in smooth & partially smooth waters on the Qld coast?
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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.