Recreational Incidents

It is a requirement under the Marine and Safety (Maritime Incidents) Regulations 2007 that incidents involving Recreational Vessels are reported to Marine and Safety Tasmania and an Incident Report form can be downloaded from the MAST website.

Your responsibilities as owner or master

Regulation 6(1)

The master of a vessel must report to MAST by the quickest practicable meansĀ if a maritime incident occurs in respect of the vessel.

Penalty: Fine not exceeding 20 penalty units.

Regulation 6(2)

The owner of a vessel must report to MAST by the quickest practicable meansĀ if the vessel is lost, presumed lost or abandoned.

Penalty: Fine not exceeding 20 penalty units.

Completed reports can be lodged with Marine and Safety Tasmania, GPO Box 607, Hobart, Tasmania, 7001

For further information and assistance, please contact MAST on 1300 135 513.