Marine

Image of Lake Poorrarecup boat ramp, completed RBFS project

Recreational Boating Facilities Scheme successful applicants

Find out about the Recreational Boating Facilities Scheme, including the successful applicants for Round 19.

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Lookout - danger can come from different directions

Lookout

When boating, danger can come from different directions, so maintaining a proper lookout is crucial to boating safely.

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New Augusta Boat Harbour

New Augusta Boat Harbour

A total of 40 boat pens will be delivered in the first stage of the new Augusta Boat Harbour following strong demand from boat owners. Register your interest now.

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In-date flares now required - image of lady holding a lit flare

In-date flares required

Skippers of recreational vessels operating in unprotected waters throughout WA must carry at least one set of in-date flares from 1 July 2013.

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Bunbury waterways

Changes to speed restrictions in the Bunbury waterways

New speed restrictions and other changes have been introduced to improve marine safety for a variety of aquatic users in the Bunbury, Koombana Bay and Leschenault waterways.

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Boating guides

Find out about boating and marine facilities in Western Australia:

Recreational boating and water sports

Find out everything you need to know about recreational boating in Western Australia, including safety and regulations, voyage planning, vessel registration, maintenance, and the Recreational Skipper's Ticket.

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Go to Recreational boating and water sports

Commercial vessels

Find out everything you need to know about the safe and correct construction, modification and operation of commercial vessels for use in the navigable waters of the State and seas adjacent to the State of Western Australia.

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Go to Commercial vessels

Boating facilities

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

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Go to Boating facilities

Safety, navigation and data

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

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Go to Safety, navigation and data

Marine Education Boatshed

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

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Go to Marine Education Boatshed

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.

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Go to Environmental protection

Marine forms and publications

This section contains all the forms and publications for Marine Safety and Coastal Infrastructure.

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Go to Marine forms and publications

Marine news and events

Find out about the latest marine-related news and events. Access to the aquatic calendar, Boating Community Newsletter, and information on holding aquatic events is also provided here.

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Go to Marine news and events

About us, fees and contacts

Find out about the marine, boating and coastal services of the Department of Transport, including how to contact us. You can also find information on related services by other state and federal agencies and committees here.

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Go to About us, fees and contacts

Marine site map

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

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Page last updated: Mon Mar 24 2014 2:15:08 PM