With a significant increase of boaters on the water recently, staying safe on the water is more crucial than ever. Knowing the boating “rules of the road” is key to a safe and relaxing boating experience. Thanks to Discover Boating, it is easy and quick to find out everything you need to know about your state’s boating requirements and regulations before getting on the water. Learn everything from safe boating practices, life jacket and education requirements, the minimum age necessary to operate a vessel or PWC, and trailer registration requirements. Together, we can make every boat outing a safe boat outing. View boating rules and regulations by state.
For more information about detailed boating rules, regulations, and laws in Florida, visit the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission.
Boating Safety Guideline for Predeparture and While On the Water
Ditch bag ideas for boaters
Filing a float plan before embarking on a boating excursion
Top Tips for Pets Aboard | Yachting Guide
Disadvantages of Ethanol Fuel & Additives | Boating 101