Boating Communities newsletter
Have your say: review of Marine website pages
Important information on the Marine pages of the DoT website is accessed by thousands of people each day seeking to be safe on the water. As part of DoT's strong commitment to improvement it is reviewing the information provided for boat owners and other waterway users.
Your feedback is sought on the current Marine section of the DoT website to ensure it meets the needs of user's.
September 2017: Remember your 'BEST' boat and trailer health check!
The BEST safety checklist is your essential guide to maintenance before every voyage. It is an easy to follow reference grouping items under the headings Boat, Equipment, Safety equipment and Trailer.
For a successful day on the water it is vital that skippers complete the BEST check and also ensure they undertake the additional recommended annual 45 point check.
September 2017: Marine Safety Education Trailer
Visit DoT's Marine Safety Education Trailer at any of the following locations to receive the latest material to keep you safe on the water:
- Newdegate Field Day - 6 and 7 September 2017
- Perth International Boat Show - 22 to 25 September 2017
- Metropolitan boat ramps - 2 to 13 0ctober 2017
- Esperance show - 20 and 21 October 2017
- Brunswick show - 27 October 2017
- World Maritime Day - 4 November 2017
Image: The education trailer at the Hillarys Boat Show.
September 2017: Rottnest convoy - sign up now
DoT encourages skippers unfamiliar with navigating the waters at Rottnest Island to consider participating in a Rottnest Convoy.
To register for the November convoy visit the Boating Industry Association of WA website.
Make us a friend on Facebook and Twitter
Join the new Marine Safety Facebook page.
Join us on Facebook to be part of WA's boating community. The Marine Safety Facebook page provides information on safe navigation and safe use of State waters, marine environment protection and marine emergencies.
Follow us @MarineSafetyWA