Water Safety Father Son

Boats Over 40ft

Inshore

1 Life Jacket per person
2 Oars/Paddels
2 Bailers/Manual Bilge Pumps
1 Manual Bilge Pump
1 Anchor, 3ft Chain, 200ft Rope
1 Horn
1 Flashlight
2 Life Buoys and 50ft Line

Offshore

All the above, plus:
3 Red Flares
3 Red Rockets
3 Orange Smokes
1 Dye Marker
1 Mirror
2 Fire Extinguishers

You should also be aware

 
It is the law!  The 5 knot / No Wake Zone was introduced in July 1988. It is an offence to navigate a boat within 100 metres of the shoreline (except as listed below) at a speed in excess of 5 knots or in a manner which creates a wake - event at a speed less then 5 knots.

What a wake affects:

a) A boat along side a dock
b) Boats tied alongside one another
c) Boats at anchor or mooring, especially if people are embarking or disembarking from another boat
d) Swimmers trying to climb steps to a dock or swimming ladder

Speed Limit Exceptions

a) Two Rock Passage
b) Head of the Lane Passage
c) Town Cut Channel
d) Ferry Reach (from the sea to the Airfield Landing light pylons approaching from the west)
e) Western Hogfish Channel from the Dockyard to the sea except the section west of Mangrove Bay between the Quintons and Gray's Point