Whether for recreational or commercial purposes, it is important to become familiar with boating rules and regulations. This is mainly to ensure safety across all spectrums, so that you can maximise your enjoyment on all boat types.

Use these certified state guides as your general reference. Make sure you are up to date with the latest regulations for your jurisdiction.

Generally, areas covered include:

REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT

ESSENTIALS FOR SAFE BOATING

SAFE OPERATION

EMERGENCY PROCEDURES

LICENSING AND REGISTRATION

PERSONAL WATERCRAFT (PWC)

 

Each state has different guidelines, so click on the icon relevant to you below.