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.

Deckee

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

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Boat ramp locations

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

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What's happening

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

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Nautical charts

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

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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

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

Waverider

Albany wave buoy adrift

13 Dec 2021

Important information about sea conditions off Albany is not available to skippers following the suspected irresponsible actions of those fishing near a wave buoy collecting the data.

Mandurah dredging

Largest ever campaign completed at Mandurah Entrance Channel

06 Dec 2021

A record amount of sand has been moved in the annual campaign to provide safe navigation at Mandurah Ocean Entrance and to widen Town Beach.

Sand bypassing

Exmouth’s Town Beach replenished in time for summer

26 Nov 2021

Work has started to widen Town Beach using sand currently trapped north and south of the Exmouth Boat Harbour breakwater.


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.


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