Useful articles and links

A useful article about Stability Regulations, click HERE

AMSA have determined international best practice for PLBs and EPIRBs, publishing guidelines, click HERE

  • Boat owners should dispose of their expired flares and EPIRBs at selected police stations. Contact your local police station for specific locations.  We have found that not all police and local police stations are aware of this and have confirmed the following police stations will take expired flares: Williamstown, Prahran

Preparing for your safety audit, click pdf HERE (215 KB)

Link to Transport Safety Victoria, particularly safety equipment requirements, click HERE

Victorian Recreational Boating Safety Handbook, click HERE

AS's links to yacht race incident reports, click HERE

Vestas Wind incident report courtesy of CYCA, click HERE

Inception incident report, click pdf HERE (1.95 MB) and for rescue by Trybooking click HERE

MAIB investigation into tether failure on the Clipper race, click HERE

"Transiting the Rip" an article written by ORCV Member, Nick Mcguigan and published in the 2010 edition of RBYC Short Tacks, click pdf HERE (354 KB) .


Also, try the "Useful links" menu from "Beyond the Bay", click HERE