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A vessel operator is required to make a verbal and written report whenever a boating accident results in:

  • Loss of life or disappearance of a person or...
  • Injury to any person or...
  • Property damage in excess of $2,000.

Verbal reports must be made immediately to a DNR conservation warden or a local law enforcement officer.

A written report must be made within 10 days on DNR form 4100-20 to

DNR-Boat Safety
P.O. Box 7921
Madison, WI 53707

The Operator Boating Incident Report form (Form 4100-20) is available from the Wisconsin DNR website.

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