Aus. Sailing Category 6 Equipment Audit Form
Use the Cat 6 form if you intend doing races that will be conducted close to the shoreline in protected waters, daylight hours, with effective rescue ability. (Inshore Races)
Aus. Sailing Category 7 Equipment Audit Form
Use the Cat 7 form if you only intend doing short races that will be conducted in sheltered waters in daylight hours and only with effective rescue availability (Club River Races)
Category 7 Plus – RFBYC Night Race
Australian Sailing Special Regulations Category 7 Compliance – Explanatory Notes 2021-24
Use the OTB form for unballasted boats, centreboard dinghies, skiffs, multihulls, small open-ballasted boats and small trailable boats.
Life Jacket Inspection Form
To comply with Category 7 each member of the crew must have a life jacket equal or greater than 50N in service. Before life jackets are inspected, you must be familiar with the manufacturer Annual Self Inspection and Service Instructions. Each life jacket will require its own inspection form to be completed.
Dept. Transport Life Jacket Information Page
Dept. Transport “How to Check your Life Jacket”
Life Jacket Self Care and Maintenance – 10 step easy to follow guide (Links to Boating WA)
Please ensure your yacht meets the relevant safety requirements as detailed in the Australian Sailing Equipment audit forms before contacting an Equipment Auditor. The audit period runs from 1 July to 30 June each year.