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Safety gear rules

21 October 2010

Changes to safety equipment requirements for recreational vessels mean that most vessels operating in semi-protected waters must now carry the following safety equipment:

  •     Personal Flotation Device Type 1 for each person aboard the vessel
  •     two red hand held flares
  •     two hand held orange smoke signals.
For more information about boating and marine safety visit sa.gov.au/boatingmarine

PFD type 1