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Aquatic event licences

Find out everything you need to know about aquatic event licences on NSW waterways. Including: when you need one, how to apply, costs and more.

A step by step guide on how to apply for an aquatic event licence.
Find out what an aquatic event is and how, when and where to apply for an aquatic event licence.
View and search all upcoming aquatic events on this page.
What an aquatic event licence is, when you need one and the responsibilities of licence holders.
The Sailing Event Notification System allows sailing events to proceed without needing an aquatic event licence.
See the costs of applying for an aquatic event licence and when additional costs may apply.
Tips for safe boating during aquatic events and what to do in the case of illness or emergency.
Application forms, documents and template guides for aquatic event licences and sailing events.
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