Boats

REGISTRATION AND ASSESSMENT OF BEES BOAT USERS 

 To use a BEES vessel, you must first register with the Boating Officer: 

  1. Please return the Boat Operator Application along with your boat licence, first aid certification and any evidence of sea time. Please also supply your car licence if you will be towing the boats and your Marine Radio Operator licence if you plan to use the boats in coastal areas. 

  1. Read and understand the boating safety documents (see below).   

  1. Complete a dry induction with the Boating Officer to assess your understanding of  BEES boating policy and to assess your boating needs. 

  1. Complete a wet induction with the Boating Officer to assess your boating competencies. 

  1. Depending on your experience, you may then need to gain 15 hours supervised experience driving the BEES boats. 

BEES BOAT OPERATOR APPLICATION  

BEES ASSESSMENT RECORD - Safely operate a boat < 7.5 m

BEES ASSESSMENT RECORD - Drive and manoeuvre a trailer

15 HOURS OF SUPERVISED BOAT EXPERIENCE

 

BOATING SAFETY DOCUMENTS

Documents to read and understood prior to registering as a boat user:

BOATING RISK MANAGEMENT FORM 

SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM: EDDY | GUS | FARADAY

OPERATIONS AND EMERGENCY PROCEDURES FOR BOATS <7.5 m

Other boat safety documents:

BOAT TRIP LOG AND MAINTENANCE CHECKS (BOAT09)

SURVEY CERTIFICATES EDDY | GUS

REQUEST TO USE AN EXTERNAL BOAT FOR UNSW RESEARCH 

SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR PUNTS <5 m 

 

For information about the use of BEES vessels, e-mail diving.boating@unsw.edu.au.