You should check that your holiday boat hire company includes or you take the following on your 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