Safer Boating Week launched

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©Maritime New Zealand

“October 17–24 has been declared Safer Boating Week this year, in what will become an annual focus on keeping boaties safe in the lead up to Labour Weekend – the traditional time to get boats and gear ready for summer.”*1

“The vast majority of recreational boating fatalities do occur on boats under 6m. It’s simply a fact that you are more vulnerable on small boats.”*2

“A total of 23 boaties died on the water last year. The same number had died this year as of yesterday.”*3

FIVE TIPS FOR STAYING SAFE ON THE WATER:

* Check your boat

* Wear your life jacket

* Take two forms of waterproof communication equipment

* Check the maritime weather forecast

* Avoid alcohol

Maritime New Zealand*1 *2
New Zealand Herald*3

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The Royal Akarana Yacht Club Coastal Cruising Handbook 11th Edition – Book

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Title: The Royal Akarana Yacht Club Coastal Cruising Handbook
Author: The Royal Akarana Yacht Club
Publisher: The Royal Akarana Yacht Club
Date Published: 2012, 11th Edition
Pages: 312
Price: NZ$55.00 (Smart Marine) Hardcover

A Cruising guide for Cape Reinga to Cape Kidnappers on the east coast of the North Island, New Zealand.
An informative guide on anchorages and services.
Best to buy the latest edition as information is updated regularly.First published in 1972.