Whether for recreational or commercial purposes, it is important to become familiar with boating rules and regulations. This is mainly to ensure safety across all spectrums, so that you can maximise your enjoyment on all boat types.

Use these certified state guides as your general reference. 

Generally, areas covered include:

REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT

ESSENTIALS FOR SAFE BOATING

SAFE OPERATION

EMERGENCY PROCEDURES

LICENSING AND REGISTRATION

PERSONAL WATERCRAFT (PWC)

 

Each state have different guidelines, so click on the icon relevant to you below.

 

     

        

 

More posts in this category

We all know it's extremely important to wear a lifejacket at all times, especially when offshore or ocean racing. An important addition to your lifejacket is the SeaFlash Lifejacket Safety Light. Easy to install, it's suitable for all models of Burke lifejackets. READ MORE
Your favourite Burke bag is now mobile! It's never been easier to transport your belongings comfortably and protect them from the elements. READ MORE
Perfect for comfort and performance, check out all the features of our new Bass CB10 Trousers. READ MORE
It’s no secret that we have a huge problem with the amount of plastic and other rubbish in our waterways and oceans. Sadly, if we don’t start changing the way we think and act, by 2050, there will be more plastic in our oceans than fish! READ MORE
We love being out amongst the water, so this year, Burke set aside a day to get amongst our community and help keep our beaches and our waters clean.
READ MORE
The new BASS 3/4 Jacket - practical performance made for the everyday water lover.
READ MORE