Wear your lifejacket.
Take two waterproof ways to call for help.
Check the marine weather forecast.
Be a responsible skipper.
Always swim between the flags.
Watch out for yourself and others.
Be aware of the dangers.
Know your limits.
An arm's reach puts you in the best position to save your child.
When there's water around NEVER turn your back on your child.
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This year as at 01 December 2014: 81
Same time last year: 96