Be Safe and Aware Always wear a life jacket when out on deck or at moorings. Always be aware of other boats around you. Use handrails when moving about on deck and wear suitable non-slip footwear with tread. Do not jump of boat when mooring. Do not fend oﬀ other craft with your feet or hands Don’t drive the boat under the inﬂuence of alcohol or drugs Don’t ride in dinghies being towed Keep an eye on everyone especially children and avoid sitting on the back of the boat Sailing boats have right of way under sail
Navigation Hazards Broads craft must not be taken out to sea, below Haven Bridge at Great Yarmouth or through the lock at Oulton Broad. Marked Channels Do not go outside the channels marked by posts because you are likely to go aground. Keep to the Right Auxiliary yachts with engines running (and motor cruisers) going in opposite direction should normally pass each other port side (left) keeping to the right hand side of the river. Auxiliary yachts with engine running, whether using sails or not and motor cruisers should give way to yachts under sail only. Always pass astern of a yacht sailing, never across the bows. Always Avoid Trouble It is everyone’s duty to prevent collision and avoid trouble, even if another boat breaks the rules.