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Essential pre-trip check
28 Nov 2013
As the warmer weather approaches, boat owners are reminded of the importance of pre-trip checks to ensure their boat is ready for the summer season ahead.
Offshore wind warning for kayakers
27 Nov 2013
Ferocious winds along the Fleurieu Peninsula are catching kayakers off guard resulting in abandoned vessels and desperate swims for shore.
Precautionary safety alert: GME EPIRB
06 Nov 2013
Standard Communications Pty Ltd has issued a Precautionary Safety Alert for Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBs) manufactured between 2005 and 2010.
Reminder of big ship safety following cruise season start
01 Nov 2013
South Australia’s record cruise ship season kicked off on 1 November 2013 with the arrival of the Dawn Princess at Port Adelaide Passenger Terminal.
8,000+ kayak and canoe guides distributed
25 Sep 2013
The new safety reference guide released for kayakers and canoers has been welcomed by paddlers across South Australia with more than 8,000 copies distributed so far.
World’s oldest clipper bound for SA
23 Sep 2013
The last voyage of the world's oldest clipper ship commenced from Scotland on 18 September 2013 bound for South Australia.
Kangaroo Island’s Vivonne Bay Jetty restored
20 Sep 2013
Major restoration works to improve safety on Kangaroo Island’s Vivonne Bay Jetty are now complete.
Tall ships welcomed to Adelaide
29 Aug 2013
Three Dutch tall ships were welcomed at Outer Harbor on 28 August 2013 as they arrived for a local festival.
Illegal anchoring slowing destroying shipwreck
24 Aug 2013
Boaties are being asked to brush up on their knowledge of the location of South Australian shipwrecks after recreational divers reported serious damage to the wreck of the Zanoni.
$540 fine for no rego, safety gear
08 Aug 2013
Failing to register a powered boat and not carrying simple but essential safety gear has cost a Murray Bridge resident $540.
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