National Safe Boating Week is an annual event coordinated by Australia New Zealand Safe Boating Education Group (ANZSBEG) members.
The aim of the #safeboating week is to increase safe practices and promote responsible boat ownership. This #safeboating week, members will be highlighting a different safety theme each day. Today’s theme is:
Safe boating means checking the weather.
Checking weather and tides should be part of your safety management system. Conditions can change quickly, so don’t hesitate to head back in. If in doubt, don’t go out.
When on the water, make sure you keep up to date with the weather conditions. Use the Bureau of Meteorology’s marine forecasts and warnings and run through the five vital checks: Warnings, Weather, Winds, Waves, and Tides.
Head to the Bureau’s website for