Entries by Ross

Why you should have a Boating Season Checklist

Preparation is the key! Boating is great fun but can be dangerous especially if you are unprepared.   The good news is that even though there has been an increase in the number of people boating, boating incidents have decreased and continue to significantly decline. The reduction in fatal recreational and commercial boating incidents can […]

Report a marine incident

What to do if you are an owner/master of a recreational vessel involved in a marine incident. Always call triple zero (000) if you are involved in or witness an emergency. If an incident has occurred but you are not in immediate danger, report it to Victoria Police on 1800 135 729. Your responsibilities Where […]

Trip preparation

Trip preparation Every accident or incident is unique but all occur due to a series of events, circumstances or failures. Following our preparation advice will help ensure you come home safely from your trip. How to prepare for a trip Ensure your vessel is well maintained – including sufficient fuel and charged batteries Check you are carrying […]