DEEP: Boating


{Kids wearing life jackets.}
Amtrak will be holding its Annual Boaters Informational Meeting on May 28, 2015 in New London.
{An image of the } Governor Dannel P. Malloy makes an official statement regarding National Safe Boating Week!
National Safe Boating Week is May 16, 2015 through May 22, 2015!

2014 Boating Safety Report - Annual Boating Achievement Report and Accident Statistics

The Boating Office located at Sherwood Island State Park is closed for the 2015 Boating Season.

Candlewood Lake Regulations - Deadline for obtaining Candlewood Lake Oversized Vessel Authorization was December 31, 2014.

A Notice of Intent to Amend the Boating Safety Regulations to extend a Slow-No-Wake zone in Squantz Cove. The Public Hearing was held on October 29, 2014.  

A Notice of Intent to Amend the Boating Safety Regulations to create a Slow-No-Wake Zone on Lake Waramaug has been issued.  The Public Hearing was held on November 8, 2013.  The Public comment date has passed. 

The Department of Energy & Environmental Protection is working hard to keep Connecticut’s waterways safe, clean and fun for all boaters. We look to every boat operator to help us in our efforts by knowing and obeying the laws and regulations as well as exercising sound environmental practices.

Enjoy your time on our waters. Make the sound choice to boat safely and responsibly.
{Life jacket message in Spanish}