MotorboatBoating Laws and Rules

The Boater's Guide to Maine Boating Laws

Stand Up Paddleboard Laws and Rules(PDF)

The Guide to Maine Boating Laws is the official boating handbook developed for the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. The Handbook introduces you to Maine laws governing boating and provides general information about safe vessel operation.

If you would like to receive an official copy of the Maine Boating Laws and Rules by mail, please send your request by e-mail or call us at (207) 287-8000.