Keeping a proper lookout is essential to keeping everyone safe on the water. Here's how to keep a proper lookout at all times.
Rules and advice to help you understand how and when to give way, overtake safely and avoid collisions on the waterway – for all vessels.
A safe speed depends on many factors, such as visibility, your vessel's manoeuvrability and other vessels' movements. Here's how to judge safe speed.
You must not drive a vessel when you're under the influence of alcohol or drugs. It's also a good idea for passengers to stay under the limit.
Wash can be damaging to others and the environment. You must not create excessive wash out on the water. Here are the rules.
Thinking of using your vessel for commercial purposes, such as boat shares or overnight rental accommodation? Know the rules and regulations.
Additional light requirements for rowing vessels over 4 metres on NSW waterways between sunset and sunrise. This includes rowing craft, sculling craft, dragon boats, surf boats and outrigger canoes.
This code of conduct outlines additional light requirements for surf boat rowing on NSW waterways.