Powercraft Activities Code

Motorboats, personal watercraft, water-skiing

  • Observe the 'Rules of the Road' (Convention on the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972; 'COLREGs') - free sticker available from the RNLI
  • Know and follow the RNLI Sea Safety Guidelines as appropriate for your activity.

    Booklets are available free of charge from the RNLI covering Motor-boating Personal
    Watercraft, Sea Anglers, Small Boat Users, Sport Diving

    • Boat owners (RYA & BMIF)
    • Water skiing (British Water Ski Federation)
    • Sea Anglers (NABAC) 


Thanet Coast (NEKMPA)

c/o Thanet District Council,

PO Box 9, Cecil Street, Margate, Kent CT9 1XZ
United Kingdom




Tony Child

Thanet Coast (NE Kent Marine Protected Area) Officer

Telephone: +44 (0) 1843 577672

(based in Manston Road Depot)