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Recreational Boating Safety Handbook

The Victorian Recreational Boating Safety handbook contains guidance and safety information for recreational boaters. It is a valuable reference if you are applying for a marine licence or a personal watercraft endorsement.

The complete handbook is available to download from this page in PDF or Word format. It is also available in sections to ease download times.

You can obtain a copy of the handbook from any VicRoads office or, alternatively, contact us if you would like a copy posted to you.

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Please contact us if you have trouble downloading the documents or if you have any specific accessibility requirements.

More information

Information to help you study for marine licence test, plus general boating safety advice, is available on our website.