Prepare for your trip

Information on fit for purpose vessels, boating with children, alcohol and drugs and what to do in an emergency.

Safety equipment

Safety equipment and how to use it in case of emergency including fire protection, flares, marine radio, anchors and EPIRBs.

Handling your vessel

Information about launching and retrieving your vessel, safe loading, refuelling, anchoring, LPG, propellers and diving.


Information on vessel speed and distance, buoyage system, vessel navigation lights, steering and sailing rules.

Licensing and registration

Information you need to know regarding marine licences and vessel registration, and practice tests.

Accredited training providers

Information for accredited training providers of marine licences and personal watercraft courses.