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As every responsible skipper knows, there are certain items in the safety equipment list that have an expiry date. Such dates are applied in a bid to ensure this equipment will work when needed, which can include life threatening circumstances.

Safety gear that carry expiry dates include: flares, emergency position indicating radio beacons and inflatable lifejackets.

Don't let this safety equipment expire, set an alarm. There are some easy options to achieve this, such as:

  1. Put the dates in your diary

  2. Put the dates in your mobile phone

  3. Write it on the 'Don't Expire' sticker*

  4. Set up a Maritime Alert email (click here)**

Don't Expire* For a 'Don't Expire' sticker please contact 13 12 56 or your local Maritime service centre

** this Alert service online allows you to insert an alert for the due date for other business such as: mooring service, engine service, registration and licence renewals.

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