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Step straight onto your boat and go!

Boat pens are available at DoT's metropolitan and regional boating facilities providing a secure, convenient option to easily access your favourite boating destination.

Old4New lifejacket program

Old4New lifejacket program

The Department of Transport (DoT) in conjunction with the Royal Life Saving Society of Western Australia (RLSSWA) will be commencing Phase 2 of the Old4New lifejacket upgrade and awareness campaign in 2017.

 	 For a great day on the water complete a BEST check before leaving home

For a great day on the water complete a BEST check before leaving home

For a successful day on the water it is vital that skippers complete the BEST check and ensure they undertake an annual 45 point check.

Save time, register your boat online.

Save time, pay your boat registration online

You can now renew online a boat registration that has been expired for up to two years.

2017-2018 CAP grants round now open

2017-2018 CAP grants round now open

The 2017-2018 CAP grants round has now closed and submissions are being considered. Please visit the CAP grants website to find out more about the program.

Join Marine Safety on social media

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Recreational boating and water sports

Read more about: Recreational boating and water sports

Find out about recreational boating in WA, including safety and regulations, voyage planning, vessel registration, maintenance, and the Recreational Skipper's Ticket.

Commercial vessels

Read more about: Commercial vessels

Find out everything you need to know about the safe and correct construction, modification and operation of commercial vessels.

Boating facilities

Read more about: Boating facilities

Find out about boating and marine facilities, including moorings, marinas, pens and boat launching ramps. Information about jetty licences, commercial leasing opportunities.

Safety, navigation and data

Read more about: Safety, navigation and data

Find out about safety and navigation in WA waters, including equipment, navigational aids, GPS, coastal data, nautical charts, weather, emergencies, lights and notices to mariners.

Marine Education Boatshed

Read more about: Marine Education Boatshed

Find out about the marine safety education programs that the Department's Marine Boatshed runs for schools and other educational institutions.

Environmental protection

Read more about: Environmental protection

Find out about major threats to the marine environment, such as oil spills, sewage, other types of pollution, disturbances, wake wash and coastal erosion.

Marine forms and publications

Read more about: Marine forms and publications

This section contains all the forms and publications for marine safety and coastal infrastructure, including the popular Boating Guides.

Marine news and events

Read more about: Marine news and events

Join Marine in social media, find out about marine-related news, Boating Communities newsletter, access the aquatic calendar and get details on holding events.

About us, fees and contacts

Read more about: About us, fees and contacts

Find out about the marine, boating and coastal services of the Department of Transport, including how to contact us.

Marine site map

Use this page to help locate key areas of the Marine site.

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