Boating Safety - how to enjoy a safe and fun boating holiday in the UK

Boating holidays are one of the safest ways to enjoy a holiday afloat.
You should check that your holiday boat hire company includes or you take the following on Boat Safety Equipmentyour boating holiday to ensure you have a safe and enjoyable holiday on the waterways.

  • A life buoy - carried in a position within easy reach of the helmsman

  • A smoke alarm fitted in the boat

  • Fire extinguishers and a fire blanket.

  • A first aid box for minor emergencies.

  • A mud anchor, mooring hooks as well as plenty of fenders

  • A Boat Safety Certificate & Valid Insurance.

  • Deck mop and boat hook

  • Buoyancy aids or Life Jackets

  • Instruction manual