Recreational boating

Find out about recreational boating safety and regulations, vessel registration, and the Recreational Skipper's Ticket.

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 Recreational Skipper's Ticket (RST)

Find out how to get a Recreational Skipper's Ticket in WA.

 Boat registration

Find out about how to register and transfer a vessel, the BoatCode, Hull Identification Numbers and Australian Builders Plate.

 Rules, safety and guides

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

 Boating emergencies

How to prepare for and respond to a boating emergency.


How to apply for an aquatic event or temporary water closure.

 Aquatic Use Reviews (AUR)

We conduct regular aquatic reviews to ensure the safe, equitable and sustainable use of WA's important waterways.
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