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At the moment, online registration is limited to the normal boat toll. For ERWC boats the Water ski Boat registration will be administered by post, as documentation relating to the annual steering check are required.

Getting Started Check List 

The following is a guide to getting started for water skiing and wakeboarding on the Norfolk Broads Rivers. The Broads Authority (BA) has jurisdiction over 10 skiing zones on the rivers Yare and Waveney. Included is help for the use of this facility so that you can enjoy the privileges that come from sharing the rivers with other users.

Requirements: The Broads Authority has various requirements that are specifically relevant to waterskiing and wakeboarding. There are also general requirements that apply to all watercraft and users that have to be adhered to by us. The requirements are listed below in ’What you need’ below.

Information: More detail of the requirements, guidance and contacts are also set out in this guide.

What you need: 

Boat

  • Broads Registration
  • Boat Safety Scheme Check – Every 5 Years
  • Steering Check – Annual
  • Insurance
  • Noise and Wash Test – once only

Driver

  • ERSC Membership
  • BWS Drivers Certificate

The Details

Broads Registration 

  • BA Toll
  • Water Ski Boat Registration (Admin Fee)
  • Large BA registration number
  • BA log book

Next Steps...

All sent as part of the annual correspondence from the BA. Apply direct to the BA on 01603756080 or online click here.

At the moment, online registration is limited to the normal boat toll. For ERWC boats the Water ski Boat registration will be administered by post, as documentation relating to the annual steering check are required.