Have you got the minimum safety equipment in your vessel? Is it easily accessible?

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EQUIPMENT PLACEMENT AND MAINTENANCE

The Marine Safety Regulations require all safety equipment worn or carried on board to at all times be:

• easily accessible

• kept in good working condition

• maintained or serviced in a way that ensures it can be operated in the way that it was designed to be operated, and

• serviced on or before the date specified by the manufacturer.

it is recommended that you carry:

• a first-aid kit

• adequate drinking water

• basic tool-kit

You can find a list of minimum requirements in the Recreational Boating Safety Handbook. This can be found in book form or online.

Transport Safety Victoria/Maritime Safety have the full book to download or individual chapters.

Transport Safety Victoria/Maritime Safety