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Mirage Eclipse

In NSW the Mirage Eclipse is classed as a vessel intended for use as a surfing accessory. You don't need a registration or a boat licence to use one.

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What is a Mirage Eclipse?

The Mirage Eclipse is a stand up pedal board with gear tie downs, a bow handle and a kick up rudder. The vessel is designed to be operated by a person standing on the board, holding onto the handle bars and standing on the pedals for propulsion. It can reach a maximum speed of 10 knots.

In NSW this vessel falls under the definition of a vessel intended for use as a surfing accessory.

Regulations

The Mirage Eclipse does not require registration, and the operator is not required to hold a boat licence as the vessel is not powered.

Use on NSW waters

Recreational operators of the Mirage Eclipse are exempt from wearing a lifejacket when less than 400m from shore. However, it is recommended that lifejackets are worn.

For hire and drive vessels, operators must wear a lifejacket at all times.

All operators of the Mirage Eclipse are exempt from carrying safety equipment.

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