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Pipi (Goolwa Cockle) season closure nears
03 May 2012
The annual closure for the taking of Pipi (Goolwa Cockles) comes into effect in South Australian waters on 1 June 2012.
Activated EPIRB saves lives
27 Apr 2012
Two men were rescued from Backstairs Passage on ANZAC Day after they activated their EPIRB when their boat was swamped by a wave.
KI cruise ship visits skyrocket
24 Apr 2012
Kangaroo Island is set to grow as a major cruise ship destination following the announcement that nine international ships will anchor in Penneshaw...
Body found following Venus Bay tragedy
10 Apr 2012
Police have found the body of the missing 17-year-old who had been swept into the sea off Venus Bay on Good Friday morning.
Video: How to activate an EPIRB
03 Apr 2012
Transport Safety Compliance Officer Pat Sparks shows...
Rego neglect sinks sailor's claim
20 Mar 2012
Boat owners are reminded that all vessels with a motor must be registered in South Australia and operators must be licensed.
Jetskiers remined of their responsibilities after man dies
02 Mar 2012
Jetskiers are reminded to be extremely vigilant when riding and make sure they are familiar with rules regarding speeds around swimmers.
Navigating around oyster farms
27 Feb 2012
Oyster farms are generally located in relatively shallow water, however are often in places that are still navigable by small vessels.
Boats endanger swimmers at Milang
13 Jan 2012
Speeding boats have been reported endangering the life of swimmers in a channel at Milang.
Video: Essential safety equipment that must be carried
21 Dec 2011
All vessels are legally required to carry safety equipment. What's needed depends on the size and type and where it is being used.
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