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Aquatic events

Find information on approved aquatic events, how and when to apply for an aquatic licence and the relevant fees.

Approved aquatic events

View all upcoming aquatic events on NSW Waterways.

Aquatic event licences

This page outlines the circumstances whereby an aquatic licence is required and how to apply for an aquatic licence issued by Roads and Maritime Services.

Sailing event notification system

In line with continued efforts by the NSW Government to reduce red tape, lower fees and improve administrative efficiency, Transport for NSW has introduced changes relating to the licencing of aquatic activities.

Aquatic licence fees

All boating related fees and charges received by Roads and Maritime are paid into a Waterways Fund and directly support the delivery of boating related services and infrastructure.

Tips for attending aquatic events

This is a helpful guide of safety management advice to ensure that you have the right tools and information while out on the water.

Documents and forms

Access resources including applications, templates, and guides for aquatic event licences.
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