Safer Boating


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Safer Boating

Safe boating and tides

The Safe Boating and Tides brochure provides a good overview of safe boating advice, rules and regulations as relate to the Marlborough Sounds. Hard copies are available from the Harbourmaster, Harbour Patrol Vessels and various outlets throughout Marlborough.

Safer boating videos

Water skiing

Radio Calling at Tory Channel

Navigating the Havelock Channel

High Risk Areas

Exclusion Zones around Ships

Incident reporting

You can use the Cruise Guide to easily report an incident or concern direct to the Harbourmaster. This can be done via the app or the website.

Report an incident of the Cruise Guide website

Or contact us directly