The Official Georgia Boat Safety Handbook
Stay up to date with GA laws governing boating and safe operation with the boating handbook of the Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division.
The Handbook of Georgia Boating Laws and Responsibilities
The Handbook of Georgia Boating Laws and Responsibilities is the official boating handbook developed for the Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division. The handbook introduces you to Georgia 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 Georgia waterways is the responsibility of all boaters.
- Vessel Basics
- Navigation Rules
- Nighttime Navigation
- Personal Watercraft (PWCs)
- Boating Laws and Regulations
- Required Equipment
- And much more…
Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division
2070 US Highway 278 SE
Social Circle, GA 30025