DEEP: Boating
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BIG
 Boating Infrastructure Grant Program
 Boating Infrastructure Grant Recipients
  The locations of the recipients that have participated in the BIG program.
 Cedar Marina
  The Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) Program is designed to provide federal funds for the creation or renovation of tie-up facilities for transient, nontrailerable recreational boats 26 feet or larger.
 Chrisholm Marina
  The Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) Program is designed to provide federal funds for the creation or renovation of tie-up facilities for transient, nontrailerable recreational boats 26 feet or larger.
 City of Middletown
  The Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) Program is designed to provide federal funds for the creation or renovation of tie-up facilities for transient, nontrailerable recreational boats 26 feet or larger.
 City of New Haven
  New Haven Harbor Marina is located in New Haven, Connecticut.
 City of New London
  The Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) Program is designed to provide federal funds for the creation or renovation of tie-up facilities for transient, nontrailerable recreational boats 26 feet or larger.
 City of Norwalk
  The Norwalk Harbor Marina is located in Norwalk, Connecticut.
 Fayerweather Yacht Club
  Fayerweather Yacht Club is located along Black Rock Harbor in Connecticut
 Gwenmor Marina
  Gwenmor Marina is located in Stonington Connecgicut.
 Oak Leaf Marina
  The Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) Program is designed to provide federal funds for the creation or renovation of tie-up facilities for transient, nontrailerable recreational boats 26 feet or larger.
 Reynolds Garage & Marine
  The Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) Program is designed to provide federal funds for the creation or renovation of tie-up facilities for transient, nontrailerable recreational boats 26 feet or larger.
 Stonington Harbor Yacht Club
  The Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) Program is designed to provide federal funds for the creation or renovation of tie-up facilities for transient, nontrailerable recreational boats 26 feet or larger.
 Thamesport Marina
  Thamesport Marina is located in New London, Connecticut.

Boat Launches
 Amos Lake Boat Launch
  Amos Lake boat launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut.
 Anderson Pond Boat Launch
  Anderson Pond Boat Launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut.
 Avery Pond Boat Launch
  Avery Pond Boat Launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut.
 Babcock Pond Boat Launch
  Babcock Pond Boat Launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut.
 Baldwin Bridge Boat Launch
  The boat launch on the Connecticut River near the Baldwin Bridge in Old Saybrook Connecticut provides water access to Long Island Sound and the Connecticut River.
 Ball Pond Boat Launch
  Ball Pond boat launch is a public access boat launch located in southwestern Connecticut.
 Bantam Lake Boat Launch
  Bantam Lake Boat Launch is located in Morris Connecticut.
 Barn Island Boat Launch
  Barn Island Boat Launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut
 Bashan Lake Boat Launch
  The boat launch on Bashan Lake in East Haddam Connecticut provides access to Bashan Lake. Bashan Lake is a 273 acre lake located in central Connecticut.
 Batterson Park Pond Boat Launch
  Batterson Park Pond boat launch is a public access boat launch located in central Connecticut.
 Bayberry Lane Boat Launch
  Bayberry Lane boat launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut.
 Beach Pond Boat Launch
  Beach Pond boat launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut.
 Beachdale Pond Boat Launch
  Beachdate Pond boat launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut.
 Beaver Brook Pond Boat Launch
  Beaver Brook Pond boat launch is a public access boat launch located in northeastern Connecticut.
 Beseck Lake Boat Launch
  The boat launch on Beseck Lake in Middlefield Connecticut provides access to Beseck Lake. Beseck Lake is a 116 acre lake located in central Connecticut.
 Bigelow Pond Boat Launch
  Bigelow Pond boat launch is a public access boat launch located in northeastern Connecticut.
 Billings Lake Boat Launch
  Billings Lake boat launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut.
 Bissell Bridge Boat Launch
  Bissell Bridge boat launch is located in central Connecticut.
 Black Pond Boat Launch Middlefield
  The boat launch on Black Pond in Middlefield Connecticut provides access to Black Pond. Black Pond is a small 76 acre pond located in central Connecticut.
 Black Pond Boat Launch Woodstock
  Black Pond boat launch is a public access boat launch located in northeastern Connecticut.
 Bluff Point Boat Launch
  Bluff Point boat launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut
 Boat Launches in Connecticut
  The CT DEEP owns and/or operates over 110 boat launches statewide on ponds, lakes, rivers and Long Island Sound.
 Bolton Notch Pond Boat Launch
  Bolton Notch Pont boat launch is a public access boat launch located in central Connecticut.
 Branford River Boat Launch
  Branford River boat launch is a public access boat launch located in coastal Connecticut.
 Burr Pond Boat Launch
  Burr Pond boat launch is a public boat launch located in northwestern Connecticut
 Candlewood Lake (Lattins Cove) Boat Launch
  Candlewood Lake boat launch is located in southwestern Connecticut.
 Candlewood Lake (Squantz Cove) Boat Launch
  Candlewood Lake Boat Launch Squantz Pond is located in southwestern Connecticut.
 Cedar Lake Boat Launch
  The boat launch on Cedar Lake in Chester Connecticut provides access to Cedar Lake. Cedar Lake is a small 69 acre lake located in central Connecticut.
 Coventry Lake Boat Launch
  Coventry Lake boat launch is a public access boat launch located in central Connecticut.
 Crystal Lake (Ellington) Boat Launch
  Crystal Lake boat launch is a public access boat launch located in central Connecticut.
 Crystal Lake Boat Launch - Middletown
  The boat launch on Crystal Lake in Middletown Connecticut provides access to Crystal Lake. Crystal Lake is a small 32 acre lake located in central Connecticut.
 Dock Road Boat Launch
  Dock Road boat launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut.
 Dodge Pond Boat Launch
  Dodge Pond boat launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut.
 Dog Pond Boat Launch
  Dog Pond boat launch is a public boat launch located in northwestern Connecticut.
 Dooley Pond Boat Launch
  The boat launch on Dooley Pond in Middletown Connecticut provides access to Dooley Pond. Dooley Pond is a small 18 acre pond located in central Connecticut.
 Eagleville Pond Boat Launch
  Eagleville Pond boat launch is a public access boat launch located in central Connecticut.
 East River Boat Launch
  East River boat launch is a public access boat launch located in south central Connecticut.
 Fairfield County Boat Launches
 Four Mile River Boat Launch
  Four Mile River Boat Launch is a public boat launch located in southeastern Connecicut.
 Gardner Lake Boat Launch
  Gardner Lake boat launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut.
 Glasgo Pond Boat Launch
  Glasgo Pond boat launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut.
 Gorton Pond Boat Launch
  Gorton Pond boat launch is located in Central Connecticut.
 Great Island Boat Launch
  Great Island boat launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut.
 Green Falls Reservoir
  Green Falls Reservoir boat launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut.
 Haddam Meadows Boat Launch
  The Haddam Meadows State Park boat launch on the Connecticut River in Haddam Connecticut provides water access to the Connecticut River.
 Hadlyme Ferry Boat Launch
  Hadlyme Ferry boat launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut.
 Halls Pond Boat Launch
  Halls Pond boat launch is a public access boat launch located in northeastern Connecticut.
 Hammonasset Beach Boat Launch
  Hammonasset Beach Boat Launch is a public access boat launch located on the shore in south central Connecticut.
 Hampton Reservoir Boat Launch
  Hampton Reservoir boat launch is located in Northeastern Connecticut.
 Hartford County Boat Launches
 Hatch Pond Boat Launch
  Hatch Pond boat launch is a public access boat launch located in northwestern Connecticut.
 Higganum Reservoir Boat Launch
  Higganum Reservoir boat launch is a public access boat launch located in central Connecticut.
 Highland Lake Boat Launch
  Highland Lake boat launch is a public boat launch located in northwestern Connecticut.
 Holbrook Pond Boat Launch
  Holbrook Pond boat launch is a public access boat launch located in central Connecticut.
 Hopeville Pond Boat Launch
  Hopeville Pond boat launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut.
 Horse Pond Boat Launch
  Horse Pond boat launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut.
 Housatonic River Boat Launch
  Housatonic River boat launch is a public access boat launch located in southwestern Connecticut.
 Howells Pond Boat Launch
  Howells Pond boat launch is located in northwestern Connecticut.
 KE Streeter Boat Launch
  KE Streeter Boat Launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut.
 Kings Island Boat Launch
  Kings Island boat launch is located in central Connecticut.
 Lake Hayward Boat Launch
  Lake Hayward boat launch is a public access boat launch located central Connecticut.
 Lake Housatonic Boat Launch
  Lake Housatonic boat launch is located in southwestern Connecticut.
 Lake Kenosia Boat Launch
  Lake Kenosia boat launch is located in southwestern Connecticut.
 Lake Lillinonah (Pond Brook) Boat Launch
  Lake Lillinonah (Pond Brook) boat launch is located in southwestern Connecticut.
 Lake Lillinonah Boat Launch - Bridgewater
  Lake Lillinonah boat launch is a public access boat launch located in western Connecticut.
 Lake of Isles Boat Launch
  Lake of Isles boat launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut.
 Lake Zoar Boat Launch
  Lake Zoar boat launch is a public access boat launch located in southwestern Connecticut.
 Lantern Hill Pond Boat Launch
  Lantern Hill Pond boat launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut.
 Leonard Pond Boat Launch
  Leonard Pond Boat Launch is a public boat launch located in northwestern Connecticut.
 Lieutenant River Boat Launch
  Lieutenant River Boat Launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut.
 Litchfield County Boat Launches
 Little Pond Boat Launch
  Little Pond boat launch is a public access boat launch located in northeastern Connecticut.
 Long Pond Boat Launch
  Long Pond boat launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut.
 Lower Bolton Lake Boat Launch
  Lower Bolton Lake boat launch is a public access boat launch located in central Connecticut.
 Lower Moodus Reservoir Boat Launch
  Lower Moodus Reservoir boat launch is a public access boat launch located in central Connecticut.
 Mamanasco Lake Boat Launch
  Mamanasco Lake boat launch is located in southwestern Connecticut.
 Mansfield Hollow Lake Boat Launch
  Mansfield Hollow Lake boat launch is a public access boat launch located in northeastern Connecticut.
 Mashapaug Lake Boat Launch
  Mashapaug Lake boat launch is a public access boat launch located in northeastern Connecticut.
 Messerschmidt Pond Boat Launch
  Messerschmidt Pond boat launch is a public access boat launch located in south central Connecticut.
 Middle Bolton Lake Boat Launch
  Middle Bolton Lake is a public access boat launch located in central Connecticut.
 Middlesex County Boat Launches
 Mohawk Pond Boat Launch
  Mohawk Pond boat launch is a public boat launch located in northwestern Connecticut.
 Mono Pond Boat Launch
  Mono Pond boat launch is a public access boat launch located in central Connecticut.
 Morey Pond Boat Launch
  Morey Pond boat launch is a public access boat launch located in northeastern Connecticut.
 Mount Tom Pond Boat Launch
  Mount Tom Pond boat launch is a public boat launch located in northwestern Connecticut.
 Mudge Pond Boat Launch
  Mudge Pond boat launch is a public boat launch located in northwestern Connecticut.
 Mystic River Boat Launch
  Mystic River boat launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut.
 New Haven County Boat Launches
  The public access boat launches in New Haven county.
 New London County Boat Launches
 Niantic River Boat Launch
  Niantic River boat launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut.
 North Farms Reservoir Boat Launch
  North Farms Reservoir boat launch is a public access boat launch located in south central Connecticut.
 Norwich Pond Boat Launch
  Norwich Pond boat launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut.
 Pachaug Pond Boat Launch
  Pachaug Pond boat launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut.
 Park Pond Boat Launch
  Park Pond boat launch is a public boat launch located in northwestern Connecticut.
 Pattaconk Lake Boat Launch
  Pattaconk Lake boat launch is located in Southeastern Connecticut.
 Pattagansett Lake Boat Launch
  Pattagansett Lake boat launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut.
 Pickerel Lake Boat Launch
  Pickerel Lake boat launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut.
 Pierrepont Pond Boat Launch
  Pierrepont Pond boat launch is located in southwestern Connecticut.
 Pine Acres Lake Boat Launch
  Pine Acres Lake boat launch is a public access boat launch located in northeastern Connecticut.
 Powers Lake Boat Launch
  Powers Lake boat launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut.
 Quaddick Reservoir Boat Launch
  Quaddick Reservoir boat launch is a public access boat launch located in northeastern Connecticut.
 Quinebaug Pond Boat Launch
  Quinebaug Pond boat launch is a public access boat launch located in northeastern Connecticut.
 Quonnipaug Lake Boat Launch
  Quonnipaug Lake boat launch is a public access boat launch located in south central Connecticut.
 Rainbow Reservoir Boat Launch
  Rainbow Reservoir boat launch is located in central Connecticut.
 Rogers Lake Boat Launch
  Rogers Lake boat launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut.
 Ross Pond Boat Launch
  Ross Pond boat launch is a public access boat launch located in northeastern Connecticut.
 Salmon River Boat Launch
  Salmon River boat launch is a public access boat launch located in central Connecticut.
 Saugatuck River Boat Launch
  Saugatuck River boat launch is located in southwestern Connecticut.
 Silver Lake Boat Launch
  Silver Lake boat launch is a public boat launch located in central Connecticut.
 Squantz Pond Boat Launch
  Squantz Pond boat launch is located in southwestern Connecticut.
 Stillwater Pond Boat Launch
  Stillwater Pond boat launch is a public boat launch located in Northwestern Connecticut.
 Stoddard Hill Boat Launch
  Stoddard Hill boat launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut.
 Template - Boat Launch
 Thames River Boat Launch
  Thames River boat launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut.
 Tolland County Boat Launches
 Twin Lakes Boat Launch
 Tyler Lake Boat Launch
  Tyler Lake boat launch is a public boat launch located in northwestern Connecticut.
 Uncas Lake Boat Launch
  Uncas Lake boat launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut.
 Upper Bolton Lake Boat Launch
  Upper Bolton Lake is a public access boat launch located in central Connecticut.
 Upper Moodus Reservoir Boat Launch
  Upper Moodus Reservoir boat launch is a public access boat launch located in central Connecticut.
 Waramaug Lake Boat Launch
  Waramaug Lake boat launch is a public boat launch located in northwestern Connecticut.
 West Hill Pond Boat Launch
  West Hill Pond boat launch is a public boat launch located in northwestern Connecticut.
 West Side Pond Boat Launch
  West Side Pond boat launch is a public boat launch located in northwestern Connecticut.
 Winchester Lake Boat Launch
  Winchester Lake boat launch is a public boat launch located in northwestern Connecticut.
 Windham County Boat Launches
 Wintergreen Lake Boat Launch
  Wintergreen Lake boat launch is a public access boat launch located in south central Connecticut.
 Wood Creek Pond Boat Launch
  Wood Creek Pond boat launch is a public boat launch located in northwestern Connecticut.
 Wyassup Lake Boat Launch
  Wyassup Lake boat launch is a public access boat launch located in southeastern Connecticut.

General Information
 Abandoned Boats
  Under section 15-140c of the Connecticut General Statutes, a vessel (boat) is presumed to be an abandoned vessel if left unattended for more than 24 hours (1) on private property without the consent of the landowner, or (2)on Connecticut waters and not moored, anchored or made fast to the shore.
 Applying for SBC, CPWO, Temporary and Duplicate Certificates
  How do I apply for my SBC or CPWO?
 Beverly's Marina
  DEEP is working to purchase the Beverly’s Marina property.
 Boat Registration
  Connecticut law requires that all boats with motors, regardless of size, and sailboats powered by sail alone, 19 1/2 feet or longer in length, be registered and numbered before launching.
 Boating
 Boating Certification and Registration
 Boating Events
  The list contains new events the Boating Division will attend.
 Boating Federal Regulations
  Under House Bill 5806, the following federal regulations are incorporated by reference into Connecticut boating statutes.
 Boating Frequently Asked Questions
 Boating Legislation
  House Bill 5806 - an Act Concerning Boating Safety - would amend CT boating statutes to incorporate by reference federal safety, navigation lighting and equipment requirements, to hold a person in control of a boat or personal watercraft responsible for permitting a person under sixteen years of age to operate a boat or personal watercraft without a safe boating certificate or certificate of personal watercraft operation, to authorize the Department of Environmental Protection to penalize persons teaching unapproved boating courses, to define the term "boat livery" and place certain restrictions on persons who rent and persons who operate rental boats.
 Boating Publications and Forms
 Boating Regulations
 BOATS Program
  In an effort to thank the boater for taking the time to be further educated about boating safety, each boat operator is given a BOATS packet that contains coupons or other branded items that boaters will find useful.
 Candlewood Lake
  In July of 2009, the Connecticut General Assembly passed Special Act 09-12, requiring the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to make recommendations concerning the maximum boat length and motor size permitted on Candlewood Lake.
 Candlewood Lake - Special Meeting
  There will be a special meeting on Wednesday, June 9, 2010 to discuss the Candlewood Lake Authority’s recent decision to suspend marine patrols of Candlewood Lake and to address how the Department and the towns of Danbury, New Milford, New Fairfield, Brookfield and Sherman may work together to assure safe recreational opportunities for the public on Candlewood Lake.
 Candlewood Lake Survey Report
  In July of 2009, the Connecticut General Assembly passed Special Act 09-12, requiring the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to make recommendations concerning the maximum boat length and motor size permitted on Candlewood Lake.
 Certification Requirements
 Clean Boating Information
  Information on Connecticut's Clean Boater Program, Clean Marina Program and Clean Vessel Act Program
 Cleaning Tips For Your Boat
  For most invasive species, you can use hot or salt water to clean your equipment.
 Connecticut Boater's Guide
 Connecticut Boating Advisory Council
  The Council was formed to help in improving communications between the boating public and the Conservation and Preservation Division of the DEEP; to delineate problems that affect all users of marine and inland water recreation areas; and to assist the Conservation and Preservation Division of the DEEP in solving problems in connection with Connecticut’s boating related land and water resources.
 Connecticut Coastal Boater Endorsement Program
  Boaters desiring to travel in coastal waters should seek advanced courses in navigation. Boaters should be confident in their vessel and their handling skills.
 Contact the Boating Division
 CT Tides and Currents
 DEEP Processing Offices
  DEEP Processing Offices for Safe Boating Certificates (SBC) and Certificates of Personal Watercraft Operation (CPWO).
 Displaced Boats - Information for Municipal Officials
  The following steps should be used, by municipal officials, for vessels that may have been displaced because of Storm Sandy.
 Grant Programs
  Boating related Grant Program information
 Marine Event Permits
 Navigation Marker Permit
  A permit is required to mark a navigation channel with buoys or beacons (signs).
 Operation Dry Water
  Operation Dry Water is a coordinated, national weekend of Boating Under the Influence (BUI) detection and enforcement aimed at reducing the number of alcohol-related accidents and fatalities.
 OpSail and SailFest Tips
  Make your trip to OpSail and SailFest more enjoyable.
 Preparing Your Boat for A Hurricane
  By now you have probably made the decision to pull your boat or secure it at your dock or marina. There is still time to take some extra precautions.
 Proposed Boating Regulations
  Proposed Connecticut Boating regulations.
 Prudence
  On June 29, 2010 Governor M. Jodi Rell christened a new boating safety education vessel, naming the 19-foot boat, Prudence.
 Regulatory Marker Permit
  A permit is required to place any swim area, speed zone, danger area, or information markers, i.e. buoys or beacons (signs).
 Reporting Boating Accidents
 Storm Sandy - Missing and Found Boats
  How to report missing and/or found boats.
 Storm Sandy - Pumpout Facilities
  Boaters should still be able to get a pumpout for their vessels
 Water Ski Slalom Course or Jump Permit
  A permit is required to install a water ski slalom course or jump.
 Where to Go Boating in Connecticut

Safety
 AquaSmart
 Boating Safety and Education
 Canoe Safety
 Homeland Security
 Marine VHF Radio: The Basics
 Personal Flotation Devices
 Ready, Set, Wear It!
  "Ready, Set, Wear It" is all about raising awareness about the importance of wearing a life jacket while having a little fun along the way!
 Teak Surfing and Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
 Trailering Safety