Find information and resources for recreational powerboating activities in New Zealand.
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Before you head out to drive, make sure you cover the basics
Check and maintain your boat
Make sure your boat and gear are in working order before you go.
Keep a good lookout for boats
Know the skills and rules for avoiding collisions and accidents.
Know your responsibilities
A skipper is legally responsible for:
the safety of the boat
all the people who are on board
Getting started with this activity
Learn about new requirements for engines and fuel in recreational boats in the sea
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Final checks before you head out
Learn about the tasks you need to do just before you hit the water.
Find the requirements, information and application details for planning a boat race, rally or regatta.