Boating Regulations by US State, Canada


National Safe Boating Council – http://www.safeboatingcouncil.org/ 

US Coast Guard – http://www.uscgboating.org/

USCG Boating Safety Resource Center – http://uscgboating.org/regulations/state-boating-laws.php

 

Boating Regulations by State – U.S.

Alabama – http://www.alea.gov/Home/wfContent.aspx?PLH1=plhMP-BoatRules

Alaska – http://dnr.alaska.gov/parks/boating/

Arizona – http://www.azgfd.gov/outdoor_recreation/boating.shtml

Arkansas – http://www.agfc.com/fishing/pages/boatinginformation.aspx

California – http://www.dbw.ca.gov/

Colorado – http://cpw.state.co.us/thingstodo/Pages/BoatingRulesRegs.aspx

Connecticut – http://www.ct.gov/deep/cwp/view.asp?a=2686&q=322286&deepNav_GID=1620

Delaware – http://www.boat-ed.com/delaware/handbook/

Florida – http://myfwc.com/boating/regulations/

Georgia – http://www.georgiawildlife.com/boating/regulations

Hawaii – http://dlnr.hawaii.gov/dobor/

Idaho – http://parksandrecreation.idaho.gov/activities/boating

Illinois – https://www.dnr.illinois.gov/boating/Pages/default.aspx

Indiana – http://www.in.gov/nrc/2408.htm

Iowa – http://www.iowadnr.gov/Things-to-Do/Boating

Kansas – http://kdwpt.state.ks.us/Boating/Boating-Legally/Requirements

Kentucky – http://www.lrc.state.ky.us/kar/TITLE301.HTM

Louisiana – http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/boating

Maine – http://www.maine.gov/ifw/aboutus/laws_rules/index.html

Massachusetts – http://www.boatma.com/government.html

Maryland – http://dnr.maryland.gov/Boating/Pages/regulations/home.aspx

Michigan – hhttps://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-350-79119_79144—,00.html

Minnesota – http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/regulations/boatwater/index.html

Mississippi – https://www.mdwfp.com/law-enforcement/boating-rules-regs.aspx

Missouri – https://www.mo.gov/outdoors/boating/

Montana – http://fwp.mt.gov/recreation/regulations/boating/

Nebraska – http://outdoornebraska.gov/boating/

Nevada – http://www.ndow.org/boat/

New Hampshire – http://www.wildlife.state.nh.us/boating/safety.html

New Jersey – http://www.nj.gov/dep/fgw/pdf/boat_resource_guide.pdf

New Mexico – http://www.emnrd.state.nm.us/SPD/BOATINGWeb/boatingmainpage.html

New York – https://parks.ny.gov/recreation/boating/

North Carolina – http://www.ncwildlife.org/Boating/Laws-Safety/Boating-Regulations

North Dakota – http://gf.nd.gov/boating

Ohio – http://watercraft.ohiodnr.gov/laws/boating-laws-in-general

Oklahoma – http://www.dmv.org/ok-oklahoma/boat-registration.php

Oregon – https://www.oregon.gov/OSMB/boater-info/Pages/Statewide-and-Local-Regulations.aspx

Pennsylvania – http://www.fishandboat.com/Boat/BoatingRegulations/Pages/default.aspx

Rhode Island – http://www.dem.ri.gov/pubs/regs/regs/enforce/boats98.pdf

South Carolina – http://www.dnr.sc.gov/regs/boating.html

South Dakota – https://gfp.sd.gov/fishing-boating/boating/

Tennessee – http://www.tn.gov/twra/boatingregs.html

Texas – http://tpwd.texas.gov/fishboat/boat/laws/

Utah – https://stateparks.utah.gov/activities/boating/boating-laws-rules/

Vermont – http://www.boat-ed.com/vermont/boating_law.html

Virginia – http://www.dgif.virginia.gov/boating/

Washington – http://www.boat.wa.gov/

West Virginia – http://www.wvdnr.gov/lenforce/boating.shtm

Wisconsin – http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/boat/

Wyoming – http://wgfd.wyo.gov/wtest/wgfd-1000448.aspx

 

Boating Regulations in Canada

Boating License – http://www.boatinglicense.ca/

US boating in Canada – http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/marinesafety/debs-obs-quick-quick_visitor-1610.htm

US Border Patrol Requirements –https://www.cbp.gov/travel/pleasure-boats-private-flyers/svrs#