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Officer testing for sobriety

Penalties for boating while intoxicated may include:

  • Penalties for boating while intoxicated may include up to a $1,000 fine and six months in jail.
  • By operating a vessel on California waters, you have consented to be tested for alcohol and/or drugs if arrested by a law enforcement official. Refusal to submit to testing may result in increased penalties.