Maritime Leisure Activities

The Authority for Transport in Malta through its Ports and Yachting Directorate is responsible for regulating maritime leisure activities in territorial and internal waters of Malta and Gozo. This obligation mainly focuses on preservation of good order, promoting and overseeing safety of navigation, regulating yachting and maritime leisure facilities, organisation of mooring areas and the organisation of popular bays and swimmers’ zones. The Directorate is also responsible for the organisation of the annual Safety at Sea campaign which is reinforced with patrols to ensure safe navigation and the creation of a safe environment for bathers.