Recreational Boating Safety (from the Maritime NZ Website)
We are responsible for promoting safe recreational boating on the water (sea, river or lake). Whether you have a kayak, personal water craft, waka, sail or power boat, you must know the rules, have the right equipment, and be a responsible skipper.
Our four key safety messages are based on common factors in recreational boating deaths:
More information and Free Resources on Boating
Enjoy safe boating with your family and your mates – order your free safe boating pack now. This free pack contains information and material – covering preparation and planning, handling emergencies, rules and regulations, safe operation and seamanship PLUS local information – a booklet, sticker and cellphone bag, along with boating education and other safety information.
Click here for a free safe boating pack. Smartphone apps for boaties Check the latest weather and boating information using the free MetService Marine and MarineMate mobile apps.
For free boating safety resources, email Maritime NZ with your details to request any of the following:
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