Boating Safety - how to enjoy a safe and fun boating holiday in the UK
Boating holidays are one of the safest ways to enjoy a holiday afloat.
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