Maritime Regulations

Safety equipment requirements for outrigger canoes

Safety Regulations (NSW) governing our sport. Refer to Schedule 5 Part 2 (7) of:


OC1/2/4/6 – carry PFD; flares/phone
OC1/2 – carry leg rope & suggest spare paddle
OC4/6 – 2 Bailer, tow rope, spare paddle

Harbour – as above except flares/phone only at night

OC4/6 – 1 strobe/2 fixed lights
OC1/2 – 1 fixed (or strobe)

For information on Canoe and Kayak Lights click here

For more information on vehicle safety and towing canoes see here: