Get information about how to make your journeys at sea as safe as possible, including passage planning, SOLAS V, VHF radios and distress calls.
Who to inform if you are planning a long distance swim and what to consider to keep safe
Find out about how the coastguard manages maritime security, including accident / incident reporting and exclusion and restricted zones.
Learn about the coastguard’s search and rescue role, including incident response, the beach lifeguard service and MIRG.
How the coastguard helps to protect the marine environment, including pollution, fishing, marine mammals and the Receiver of Wreck.