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.