Staying safe on the water

If you're new to boating or only get on the water occasionally, here's everything you need to know to stay safe, stick to the rules and enjoy your day out.

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Understand the main rules and regulations for using NSW waterways.
Knowing these specialised maritime terms can help you understand and follow the rules when you're on the water.
Hiring a vessel for recreational use on NSW waterways? Here's what you need to know to follow the rules, stay safe and enjoy your day out.
We are currently trialling a PWC hire and drive tour operation on the Hawkesbury. It's open to licensed and unlicensed and unlicensed PWC drivers.

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