The Official New Hampshire Boat Safety Handbook

Stay up to date with NH laws governing boating and safe boat operation with the boating handbook of the New Hampshire Marine Patrol.

The Boater's Guide of New Hampshire: A Handbook of Boating Laws and Responsibilities

The Boater's Guide of New Hampshire: A Handbook of Boating Laws and Responsibilities is the official boating handbook developed for the New Hampshire Marine Patrol. The handbook introduces you to New Hampshire 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 New Hampshire 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 New Hampshire boating handbook is also available in free web and PDF versions.