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Get Up to Speed With the Code of Practice for the Safe Operation of Recreational Craft

6th June 2022
Code of Practice for the Safe Operation of Recreational Craft

The Department of Transport has issued a reminder to all masters, owners and users of pleasure and recreational craft of the existence of the Code of Practice for the Safe Operation of Recreational Craft.

As previously highlighted on, the Code of Practice is intended for use by owners, operators and users of all pleasure and recreational craft operating in Irish coastal and inland waters. It is a key marine safety document that contains information on legislative requirements, safe operation and advice on best practice when using a range of recreational craft.

The Code of Practice is available to download as a free PDF from and is also available in hardcopy format. For more details in the Code of Practice and how to get it, see Marine Notice No 32 of 2022 attached below.


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