Preparation and Planning

Be prepared

File a trip report with Coastguard
  • Always check the marine forecast and prepare for changes in both weather and sea state.
  • Know local hazards
  • Tell someone on land your plans
  • Log a trip report with your local Coastguard on your VHF radio or Boaties Best Mate app

Try these great resources before you next head out on the boat.

Bar Crossings
Bar crossings can be particularly dangerous. Take a look at these safety tips for crossing a bar and click the button below for more information.