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Why join Coastguard?

Having a problem out on the water can be a hassle, but with a Coastguard membership you've got peace of mind every time you're out there. 

It only takes a few minutes to join up.

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Free assistance

Free assistance 24/7, in all the popular boating areas around the country.

Whether it's a flat battery, you've run out of fuel, or something more serious, we've got your back.

Flexible membership for you and your family, or for a vessel with multiple skippers.

Special Discounts
Special discounts

New members get $100 off our popular Day Skipper course and all members get 15% off other popular Education courses.

Discounts on the Coastguard Boating Insurance Policy.

Promotional offers from our generous partners.

Safety services
Safety services

Trip reporting and bar crossing services.

Coastguard Nowcasting including real-time weather on the Coastguard app.

Coastguard Radio live broadcasts and VHF channels.

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You'll get the monthly In the Loop email newsletter filled with the latest news, tips and useful info to help you get the most out of your boating and membership.

Email updates featuring key events and promotions.

Membership means we've got your back with free assistance every time you hit the water.
Find the full terms and conditions here.

The discounts above are only available to members of Coastguard National Membership and are not valid for Local Unit Coastguard Members.


Boatie's Best Mate.

Get a Coastguard membership today for peace of mind when you’re out boating.