Sound practice, safer waters

A best practice guide for operators of small passenger boats on inland waters.


Sound practice, safer waters: inland waters small passenger boat code

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‘Sound practice, safer waters: Inland Waters Small Passenger Boat Code’ is a guide for:

  • navigation authorities
  • licensing authorities
  • operators of passenger boats

Passenger boats are vessels carrying no more than 12 passengers on inland waters.

Types of passenger boats include:

  • trip boats
  • hotel boats
  • water taxis operating in harbour areas, estuaries, lakes, rivers and canals
Published 6 May 2014