Boating safety resources
Safety information and publications, including the Boating Handbook. Available for free download – or to order as free printed copies.
Download or order resources
These materials are available to download as PDFs. You can also choose to download eBook versions for the Boating Handbook, Personal Watercraft (PWC) Handbook and NSW Tide Tables.
For free printed copies of these materials, call 13 12 36 or visit a service centre.
Safety education for schools and community groups
Our boating education officers (BEOs) work closely with community to provide advice and safety resources. Learn more about our education programs and get in touch with your local boating education officer.
It’s essential that kids understand the importance of boating safety. Our Marine safety activity book is a useful resource to help kids safely enjoy our waterways. You can download a free copy. Or if you're in NSW, you can request delivery of a free printed copy.
Handbooks and boating rules
Be prepared – boating safety
Lifejackets and safety equipment
Out on the water – conditions and marine life
Safety stickers and labels
|Safety Capacity Label - Under 6m||75.8Kb|
|Safety Capacity Label - Over 6m||90.3Kb|
|Safety Capacity Label - Flybridges||107Kb|
|Safe Boating Buoyage System||412Kb|
|Safe Boating Navigation Marks||450Kb|
|Safe Boating Navigation Rules||645Kb|
|Expiry Date Awareness||127Kb|
|Keep safe, stay right||150Kb|
|Know your vessel height - Look up and live||470Kb|
|PWC behaviour label||109Kb|
|Take care - be prop aware||55.8Kb|
|Towing Hand Signals||102Kb|
|Whale and dolphin watching||1.31Mb|