Safe and responsible boating on NSW waterways.
In this section...
Helping you understand the key rules for safe and responsible boating on NSW state waterways, including the safety equipment you must carry on board, and the importance of wearing a lifejacket.
Recreational vessels must carry certain safety equipment, including lifejackets - the most important piece of safety equipment on any recreational vessel.
The rules and regulations associated with boating on NSW waterways.
The major types of offences relating to boating, and the penalties which apply to the most common offences.
Everything you need to know about using NSW waterways, including aquatic events, boat ramps, bridge opening times, maps, web cameras, restrictions and closures and weather and tide information.
Safety advice to vessel operators in specific locations. Check the Marine Notices before you go boating to see if there are any hazards or special events in the area.