Boating Laws

PLEASE NOTE: NJ Boating bill 2624 was signed into law on January 9, 2006.

The law applies to all NJ Boaters’ age 13 and older that operates power vessels, including electric motors.

In addition to “boat” on your NJ Driver’s License for non-tidal waters you must carry a NJ Boating Safety Certificate.

All boaters who wish to operate a power vessel must possess a Boating Safety Certificate since June 1, 2009.