Safe Boating & Navigation

Wear your lifejacket

 

Be a responsible skipper

 

Take two waterproof ways to call for help

 

Check the marine weather forecast

 

Avoid alcohol

 

Please take a look at this guide before venturing out to sea:

http://www.maritimenz.govt.nz/Publications-and-forms/Recreational-boating/Safer-Boating-an-essential-guide-2014.pdf

 

 Find out more about navigating by buoys and beacons here:

http://www.maritimenz.govt.nz/Publications-and-forms/Commercial-operations/Shipping-safety/New-Zealand-system-of-buoys-and-beacons.pdf