Boating Videos

Crossing Coastal Bars Safely

This video from the Australian Boating College on how to cross a coastal bar safely is worth watching and could save your life.

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IALA Buoyage System

This is a handy video for those just starting out boating. It explains the different beacons and buoys you need to know about and understand for safe boating.

Collision Regulations

Knowing the rules to avoid collisions on the water is extremely important. This video from Maritime Safety Qld simply explains them.

Vessel Lights & Shapes

If you go boating at night, you need to be familiar with the lights vessels display, including your own ... and you need to understand the shapes they display during the day which indicate their status.

Night Boating

Boating at night requires you to be extra careful and vigilant. This video has good info for those who are just starting out night boating

Lifejackets and children

This video from Maritime Safety Qld deals with the rules regarding children wearing lifejackets and tips on buying the right kind and familiarising kids with wearing them.

Maintaining petrol inboard engines

Maintaining petrol inboard engines in boats reduces the risk of boat fire. This video from Maritime Safety Qld has good tips on the maintenance required.

Re-fuelling Safety Tips

One of the most dangerous times on a boat is when you are re-fuelling. This video gives tips on how to make it safer.

Five Common Boating & Fisheries Offences

Boating and fisheries patrols can show up anytime, so you should make sure all your safety gear is OK and up to date and know your boating & fishing rules and comply with them. Here's what patrol officers say are the 5 most common offences.

Easy Anchor Retrieval

When fishing, you often have to move around changing spots. This tip from Ryan Moody shows how using a detachable float, makes retrieving your anchor easy.

Boat Trailer Wheel Bearing Changes

Changing wheel bearings on your boat trailer maintenance day used to be a massive chore due to the difficulty replacing the race or inner ring. Ryan Moody shows that by using a simple and free to make tool, you can get them in without scratches and your bearings will last much longer.