Safe Operation of Recreational Craft

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has released a revised 2017 edition of the Code of Practice: The Safe Operation of Recreational Craft. Click this link to view or download.

The Code of Practice is a valuable source of information, advice and best practice operational guidance for owners, masters, operators and users of a range of pleasure and recreational craft operating in Irish coastal and inland waters, including:

Sail and Motor Boats                          Sailing Dinghies

Personal watercraft (e.g. jet skis)      Power boats

Canoes, Kayaks                                   Rowing Boats

Charter Boats                                      Ski boats and dive boats

Windsurfers, Stand-Up Paddle Board users and other non-powered craft.

All members are requested to familiarise themselves with this document.