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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:

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

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.