Welcome to Marine

Maritime delivers the services that allow Western Australians to enjoy our waterways safely and grows our State economy with the development and management of world-class coastal infrastructure.

Safety on the water

It's time to get on board

New safety equipment requirements now apply for recreational vessels in WA.

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Get your RST

Getting a Recreational Skipper's Ticket (RST) is a simple process and means you can get out on the water safely. Find out what you need to do to get your ticket.
Recreational skippers ticket

Who needs an RST

An RST is necessary for a skipper on a recreational vessel with an engine greater than 6hp. Find out who is included and any exemptions which may apply.

How to get a Recreational Skippers's Ticket (RST)

Find out how to get an RST

There are several steps to follow to get your RST. See what you need to do, how much it costs and other requirements.

RST workbook and quizzes

Get the RST workbook and quizzes

The RST test includes both theory and practical. Download the workbook and take a practice quiz to be prepared for your assessment.


Deckee

Get the Deckee app for the latest weather conditions, safety information and alerts for WA.

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Boating rules in WA

Find rules, safety advice and guides for boating in WA.

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Casual access to moorings

Recreational moorings now available for casual, short term use in some of WA's best boating locations

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Nautical charts

DoT publishes nautical charts of the WA coastline for use by recreational and local commercial vessels.

Download a chart

Deckee

Get the Deckee app for the latest weather conditions, safety information and alerts for WA.

Get the app

Boating rules in WA

Find rules, safety advice and guides for boating in WA.

Learn more

Casual access to moorings

Recreational moorings now available for casual, short term use in some of WA's best boating locations

Find out more

Nautical charts

DoT publishes nautical charts of the WA coastline for use by recreational and local commercial vessels.

Download a chart

Latest Marine news

Albany wave buoy

Warning to skippers: keep clear of replacement wave buoy at Albany

17 Jan 2024

For the third time in two years the wave rider buoy off Albany will be replaced next month to restore the flow of important information about sea conditions in the area but skippers have been warned they risk a fine if they continue to fish near it.

Well trimmed vessel

Skippers urged to check their wake in new campaign

15 Dec 2023

The need for skippers to limit the amount of wake created by their vessel is reinforced in a new education campaign targeting those who regularly navigate the lower reaches of the Swan River at East Fremantle.

Compliance blitz

Safety equipment changes targeted in pre-summer boating safety blitz

22 Nov 2023

Recent changes in safety equipment requirements for recreational vessels in WA will be the focus of compliance campaigns at busy metropolitan and Peel boat ramps starting this weekend.


 


Page last updated: Tue Sep 5 2023 11:13:27 AM