Safe boating

Navigation safety sign.


Tsunami warning signs and systems and what to consider before moving your boat to deep water.
Golden rules for boating, boat safety checklist, lifejacket and skiing information.
Under local rules, there are some areas you need to steer clear of in the Bay of Islands and in Whangārei Harbour.
What you must do when boating near ships and Waitangi sector light information.
Buoys, beacons and navigational marks and what they mean.
Who should give way when on the water.
How to cross one of Northland's bar harbours safely.
Where to find recreational boating courses.