The Official Iowa Boat Safety Handbook
Stay up to date with IA laws governing boating and safe operation with the boating handbook of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.
The Handbook of Iowa Boating Laws and Responsibilities
The Handbook of Iowa Boating Laws and Responsibilities is the official boating handbook developed for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. The handbook introduces you to Iowa 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 Iowa 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…
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
502 E. 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0034