Where to Find Additional Information


This handbook is a guide to Tennessee boating laws for recreational boaters.

To stay up-to-date on new boating laws, call the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency at 615-781-6682 or visit our website at: www.tn.gov/twra/boatmain.html

For federal boating laws, visit the U.S. Coast Guard’s boating safety website: www.uscgboating.org

Information in this handbook does not replace what is specifically legal for boating in Tennessee, which is found in the Tennessee Boating Safety Act and federal laws.