Launched today, the BoatCOSafe campaign is asking parliament to make CO alarms mandatory on inland waterways
RNLI lifejacket safety scheme to be expanded this summer
A trial by the RNLI to encourage more people to use lifejackets when they go out on their tenders is now being expanding over the summer
New boat safety advice after woman crushed in collision in Scotland
The Marine Accident Investigation Branch has issued new boat safety advice following an investigation into a crash between two RIBS in the Firth of Forth
Raising awareness of marine VHF radio calling procedures
Icom UK have worked with the RNLI to create the ‘Emergency VHF Radio Calling Procedure’ stickers. These useful stickers provide a prompt of the procedures a radio user would go through to make a VHF call. The stickers will be distributed with Icom Marine radios as well as being available…
Boaters urged to check their Novacomet branded LPG regulators
An immediate product recall has been issued for Novacomet branded BP1803 LPG regulators manufactured between June 2006 and September 2015.
Warning after Dungeness RNLI is tasked to yacht with sails blown out and no fuel
Dungeness RNLI is urging sailors to be properly equipped for the weather conditions after it rescued two people from a yacht which had blown out sails and no fuel.
Safety failings on trawler Aquarius led to fisherman’s death
The Marine Accident Investigation Branch has found that "unnecessarily hazardous working practices" and "multiple safety related deficiencies" on the Aquarius led to the fisherman's death.
MCA and Police Scotland crackdown on fishermen who flout safety
The joint operation between the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) and Police Scotland found a number of fishing boats which didn't meet acceptable safety standards.
Boaters asked to be ‘carbon monoxide wise’
The Boat Safety Scheme is urging all boat owners to be aware of carbon monoxide safety advice, following the deaths of two people in Norfolk.
Video: US Coast Guard launches safety app
The Boating Safety Mobile app aims to help boaters make sure their vessel is seaworthy. It also has an "Emergency Assistance" button.
Lake District: Boat Safety Scheme not ‘comprehensive’
The National Park has decided against the MAIB's recommendation to implement the boat safety scheme.
MP and fisherman’s widow backs RNLI fishing safety campaign
The RNLI has launched a fishing safety campaign aimed at commercial fishermen to prevent injuries and death in deck machinery accidents.
Children forced to jump to safety in Abingdon Marina blaze
Five children and two adults were forced to jump into the River Thames during a boat fire in Abingdon Marina, Oxfordshire.
Protecting you and your crew from carbon monoxide poisoning
Marine surveyor Tony Skeats talks through the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning and how you can protect yourself and your crew