DEEP: Connecticut Boaters Guide

Boater's Guide

The Boater's Guide is currently available in digital book and PDF formats. A printed version of the Boater's Guide should be available at any Department of Motor Vehicle Office, your local Town Hall, or many marinas and yacht clubs.

The PDF version is a large file and may take several minutes to download.  To make accessing information on specific topics faster, individual sections of the guide have also been provided for downloading. 

Complete Boater's Guide

Boater's Guide (PDF, 9MB)

Boater's Guide - Chapters

PART ONE - Certificate & Education

PART TWO - Registration & Titling 

PART THREE - Boating Regulations

PART FOUR - Safety Equipment 

PART FIVE - Local Regulations, Access & Pumpout Information

PART SIX - Environmental Awareness

PART SEVEN - Rules & Regulations

PART EIGHT - Safety Information

If you have any questions regarding the Boater's Guide, please contact the Boating Division by phone at (860) 434-8638 or by e-mail at deep.boating@ct.gov.

Last Updated on February 23, 2017.