Advice on staying safe when at sea
The Jersey Coastguard provides a 24 hour, 365 day service in order to aid the preservation of life and vessels at sea.
We follow UK Coastguard service standards in terms of training and service provision, and our performance indicators show that we are delivering consistently reliable results.
Advice for owners of sail and motor boats including passage planning, essential safety equipment and the pre-season checklist.
The Coastguard Safety Identification Scheme (C-SIS) is a free initiative that allows users to register with Jersey Coastguard any vessel or equipment up to five metres, which is not included in the local ships registry.
“Advice On-board” is a free consultation service that offers safety advice to all those going to sea in pleasure craft (including PWCs and Jet Skis).
Some tips for staying safe if you are spending time on the coast or exploring the shoreline and causeways around the island.
Safety information for kayaking, boardsports, jet-skiing, coasteering and shore angling.
You could be fined up to £500 if you don’t register your watersport equipment and up to £2,000 if you don’t insure it.