A map showing locations of boating accidents and fatalities in Washington State from January 2011 through October 2017.
As a boat owner and operator, you are responsible for your safety, the safety of your passengers, and other boaters.
Water can be deceiving and the current can be deadly. Statistics show that wearing a life jacket can save your life and the ones you love.
State law requires boat operators to carry a Washington State Boater Education Card when operating motorboats with 15 horsepower or greater (including personal watercraft or any motorized watercraft).
Washington’s diverse waterways require different skills, preparation and safety equipment for paddlers. Find tips, laws, and how to become a safer paddler.