Welcome to Marine

Maritime delivers the services that allow Western Australians to enjoy our waterways safely and grows our State economy with the development and management of world-class coastal infrastructure.
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We want to make it easier for you to find the marine information you need on the DoT website. You can help by taking a short test and giving us your feedback on the website's navigation. It should only take 5 - 10 minutes and all contributions are appreciated.

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Deckee

Get the Deckee app for the latest weather conditions, safety information and alerts for WA.

Get the app

Boat ramp locations

Find out where you can launch your boat in Western Australia.

Find a boat ramp

What's happening

Find out about DoT's coastal infrastructure planning and development projects.

View our projects

Nautical charts

DoT publishes nautical charts of the WA coastline for use by recreational and local commercial vessels.

Download a chart

Deckee

Get the Deckee app for the latest weather conditions, safety information and alerts for WA.

Get the app

Boat ramp locations

Find out where you can launch your boat in Western Australia.

Find a boat ramp

What's happening

Find out about DoT's coastal infrastructure planning and development projects.

View our projects

Nautical charts

DoT publishes nautical charts of the WA coastline for use by recreational and local commercial vessels.

Download a chart

Safety on the water

Safety equipment requirements are changing

From 2022/23 recreational safety equipment requirements will change in WA. The stronger, simpler laws will help keep people safe on the water.

Find out more

Latest Marine news

Marine

$1.5 million of grants to upgrade boating facilities now available

20 Jun 2022

Applications are now open for up to $1.5 million worth of grants for recreational boating facilities across Western Australia through the Recreational Boating Facilities Scheme.

Person on boat using Deckee

New real-time safety alerts for skippers on the water

04 Mar 2022

In an Australian first WA Skippers entering waters where there is safety hazard will be alerted immediately if they have the free Deckee boating app.

Person using Deckee on boat
Kalbarri dredging

Urgent dredging at Kalbarri complete

28 Feb 2022

Expedited maintenance dredging at Kalbarri by the Department of Transport (DoT) has restored depths for safe navigation of the entrance channel at the mouth of the Murchison River.


Get your RST

Getting a Recreational Skipper's Ticket (RST) is a simple process and means you can get out on the water safely. Find out what you need to do to get your ticket.
Recreational skippers ticket

Who needs an RST

An RST is necessary for a skipper on a recreational vessel with an engine greater than 6hp. Find out who is included and any exemptions which may apply.

How to get a Recreational Skippers's Ticket (RST)

Find out how to get an RST

There are several steps to follow to get your RST. See what you need to do, how much it costs and other requirements.

RST workbook and quizzes

Get the RST workbook and quizzes

The RST test includes both theory and practical. Download the workbook and take a practice quiz to be prepared for your assessment.


 


Page last updated: Tue Oct 12 2021 10:29:00 AM