The Handbook of New Mexico Boating Laws and Responsibilities

The Handbook of New Mexico Boating Laws and Responsibilities is the official boating handbook developed for the New Mexico State Parks. The handbook introduces you to New Mexico 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 Mexico 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 Mexico boating handbook is also available in free web and PDF versions.