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

Safety equipment requirements are changing

From 2022/23 recreational safety equipment requirements will change in WA. The stronger, simpler laws will help keep people safe on the water.

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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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Boat ramp locations

Find out where you can launch your boat in Western Australia.

Find a boat ramp

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

Boat ramp locations

Find out where you can launch your boat in Western Australia.

Find a boat ramp

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

Rapids

River closed for Avon Descent to enhance safety

22 Jul 2022

The Department of Transport (DoT) will temporarily close parts of the Swan and Avon rivers to enhance the safety of all river users during this year’s Avon Descent.

Boat ramp

Temporary closure of boat ramp at Casuarina Boat Harbour

07 Jul 2022

The date has been set for the temporary closure of the boat launching ramp at Casuarina Boat Harbour at Bunbury.

Marine

Mandurah Ocean Entrance dredging starts as Dawesville project equals record

06 Jul 2022

After completing a record equalling sand bypassing campaign at Dawesville last month, the Department of Transport (DoT) moves to Mandurah Ocean Entrance this week to commence dredging – ensuring safe navigation and a wider Town Beach for summer.


 


Page last updated: Tue Oct 12 2021 10:29:00 AM