Kawakawa Bay Boat Club

Boating Safety

Four rules for every trip

Life Jackets
take the correct sized life jacket for each person on board.
Marine Weather
check the latest marine weather forecast prior to going out, keep a regular check for changing conditions.
Keep In Touch
always carry at least two reliable means of communication.
Skipper Responsibility
the Skipper is legally responsible for the safety of all on board and must act accordingly. Not sure of your ability? Get Educated!

For a complete description of safety equipment and safety advice relating to boating safety visit the Water Safety New Zealand website.

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