At AUSTWR, we are dedicated to improving the safety of our members and providing a simple way to identify lost watercraft and equipment in order to return them to the rightful owner. In addition to this, we aim to provide information services to relevant Maritime Authorities in order to rapidly identify lost watercraft and their owners in order to aid authorities to make informed decisions about search and rescue operations.
This service is designed to support our community of watersport enthusiasts as well as the services that keep patrol our waterways and keep us safe.
We are a team of water safety, search and rescue and maritime experts. Coming from a diverse range of backgrounds and inspired by a genuine opportunity for improvement in our industry, AUSTWR are dedicated to becoming an international authority and thought leader in this space.
Our Managing Director, Adam Smith, is a Marine Rescue veteran who continues to volunteer his time to the Marine Rescue Authority for 13 weeks per year. In addition to this experience Adam has undertaken a number of certifications and formal education paths focusing on Marine Rescue, Search and Safety.
Transport and Distribution (Coastal Maritime Operations)
Radio Operations Certificate of Proficiency
Certification in Assist in Search and Rescue Operations
Safety and Emergency Procedures on a Coastal Vessel
Survival at Sea
Short Voyage Navigation
Seamanship Skills for Small Vessels
Why Become a Member?
Increase your chances of having lost watercraft or equipment returned to you.
Give Maritime Search and Rescue instant access to your vital information to confirm your safety or if they are unable to do so, commence immediate search and rescue operations.
Water Police have access to our database of information making it easy for them to identify the owner of lost crafts and equipment and proactively reach out to the registered owners.
Support your community by reducing the risk of unnecessary search and rescue procedures being commenced.
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