Recreational boating

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.

Boat renewal payments

If you have received a renewal account notice, you can pay by credit card using Pay Online, part of DoTDirect, your services access point. Your renewal account number is located on the boat renewal notice.

Boating Communities newsletter registration

 

Aquatic events

EVENTS

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Here you can access the aquatic calendar and information on holding an aquatic event.

Aquatic Use Reviews (AUR)

REVIEW

Read more about: Aquatic Use Reviews (AUR)

The Department of Transport conducts regular aquatic reviews to ensure the safe, equitable and sustainable use of our important waterways.

Boat registration

REGO

Read more about: Boat registration

Find out about recreational boat and trailer registration.

Boating guides and activities

SPORTS

Read more about: Boating guides and activities

Find out about safety and rules related to watersports, including diving, water skiing, tow-in surfing and personal watercraft.

Boating emergencies and incidents

EMERGENCIES

Read more about: Boating emergencies and incidents

Find out what to do in emergencies and incidents, such as marine transport spills, emergency situations, navigation hazards and aid faults.

Boating safety

EQUIPMENT

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Find out about the safety equipment you will need on board your boat including EPIRBs, flares, fire extinguishers and lifejackets.

Fireworks display

FIREWORKS

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In order to conduct a fireworks display on or over navigable waters, you will need to submit an application form to close waters.

Marine education for schools

EDUCATION

Read more about: Marine education for schools

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

Planning your trip

PLAN

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Find out how to plan for your boat trip, including what you need to bring and how to operate a boat trailer.

Recreational Skipper's Ticket (RST)

RST

Read more about: Recreational Skipper's Ticket (RST)

Find out if you need a Recreational Skipper's Ticket (RST) and how to get one. Information on RST equivalents is also provided here.

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