The Official Alabama Boat Safety Handbook

Stay up to date with AL laws governing boating and safe boat operation with the boating handbook of the ALEA Marine Patrol Division.

Boat Alabama Certification Manual

Boat Alabama Certification Manual is the official boating handbook developed for the ALEA Marine Patrol Division. The handbook introduces you to Alabama laws governing boating and provides general information about safe vessel operation.

Use this handbook to familiarize yourself with steps to make all your boating outings safe and enjoyable. Remember, safety on Alabama waterways is the responsibility of all boaters.

Topics include:

  • Vessel Basics
  • Navigation Rules
  • Nighttime Navigation
  • Emergencies
  • Personal Watercraft (PWCs)
  • Boating Laws and Regulations
  • Required Equipment
  • Skiing
  • And much more…

Free Version

This Alabama boating handbook is also available in free web and PDF versions.