Know the risks
It’s easier than you think to get into trouble in the water. Get to grips with the common risk factors and find out how to minimise them. Know what to do Don’t end up in trouble. Here are our top safety tips for every scenario.
WHATEVER YOU'RE DOING
- Be aware of the dangers.
- Know your limits and don’t take risks.
- Go with others and look out for each other.
- Make sure your phone is charged so you can call for help if you come across anyone who needs it.
AT THE BEACH AND IN THE WATER
NEAR OPEN WATER
ON THE WATER
IF YOU FIND YOURSELF IN THE WATER UNEXPECTEDLY
IF YOU SEE SOMEONE ELSE IN TROUBLE
DURING STORMY WEATHER
Choose your activity
For some, being in, on or around the water is a passion. For others it’s a livelihood. And for the lucky ones, it’s both. Our safety advice covers a broad range of water activities to help keep you safe at the coast. Whatever activity you do and no matter how experienced you are, taking a few minutes today to understand the risks could save your life.