The Official Massachusetts Boat Safety Handbook
Stay up to date with MA laws governing boating and safe operation with the boating handbook of the Massachusetts Department of Natural Resources.
The Massachusetts Boater Safety Handbook
The Massachusetts Boater Safety Handbook is the official boating handbook developed for the Massachusetts Department of Natural Resources. The handbook introduces you to Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts 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…