Keeping safe at the coast: watersports and coastal activities

Advice from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) about safety precautions to follow when doing water sports.


Watersports and coastal activities: safety advice

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This guidance is for anyone interested in sports such as:

  • angling and fishing
  • canoeing and kayaking
  • cliff climbing
  • kitesurfing
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving
  • surfing

and other coast-based activities and safety training.

Published 1 May 2014