bwa logo1BoatingWA – representing all recreational boaters in Western Australia

About

Boating Western Australia Inc. ABN: 54 351 799 424

    Vision      

The ultimate success of “BOATINGWA” is dependent on key issues-

• Enthusiasm of members

• Responsible participation

• General input

• Freedom to enjoy boating

• Development of recreational boating in this state

• Liaison with regulatory bodies and government

   Objectives   

• Promotion of recreational boating in Western Australia

• Education of members and community in respect of boating safety skills and knowledge.

• Affiliation between the Association and other marine organisations.

• To foster social interaction between members of the association as well as with members of related organisations.

• To act as a representative body in matters of interest to members.

• To do all such other things as are incidental or conducive to the attainment of the objects and exercise of the powers of the association.

   Purpose   

• BoatingWA is a non-profit, incorporated body.

• BoatingWA was founded by boating people with boating interests

• BoatingWA is the only boating association representing the broad range of recreational boating interests across the state.

• BoatingWA represents the views of all recreational boating enthusiasts.

• BoatingWA regularly makes submissions to relevant authorities and enquiries on a range of boating matters.

• BoatingWA regularly questions bureaucratic decisions affecting recreational boating.

• BoatingWA publishes its own quarterly newsletter.

• BoatingWA fosters social interaction with members of other organisations.

• BoatingWA encourages the development of appropriate facilities for recreational boating.

• BoatingWA is here to represent your views to Government and regulatory bodies.

   History   

• In 1998 BoatingWA combined with BOAT (Boat Owners Association). BOAT Issue 1

• In 2000 BoatingWA combined with RIMLA (Rottnest Island Mooring Licencees Association).

• In 2002 we formed the Hillarys Penholders Association committee.

• In 2004 Swan Yacht Club became our first “affiliate member” after a change to our constitution.

• In 2005 our founding president won the inaugural Marine industry Award for “boatman of the year”.

• In 2007 we employed our first staff member and opened a “shop front” office in South Fremantle (1 Capo D’Orlando Drive) The committee also man this office on Saturday mornings.

• In 2008 we celebrated 10 years of serving the boating public of Western Australia.

• In 2014, our committee is much stronger and our credentials are now accepted by the regulatory bodies.

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