In This Handbook
Boating Basics includes: vessel length
and capacity, fueling, float plans, navigational rules, U.S.
Aids to Navigation, weather and other boating emergencies,
and personal watercraft (PWC) basics.
It's the Law includes: registering
information, registration fees, display of numbers, legal
operating age, required equipment, unlawful operation, boating
under the influence, reporting accidents, enforcement, environmental
restrictions, and laws governing PWC and vessels towing skiers.
South Carolina enforcement officers
patrol our waterways to make your boating experience safe and pleasant.
Cooperate with them by following the suggestions outlined in this
handbook as well as the rules of common courtesy while operating