in Boating Washington Handbook is designed to introduce new boaters to their responsibilities for safe,
environmentally sound boating practices and to provide updated information to those who have had experience
on the water. Boaters are encourage to carefully read the material provided in this handbook and make a
commitment to always practice the safety rules when on the water. Boaters also will find important
environmental tips that if followed, will help ensure others have the same opportunity to enjoy Washington's
wonderful aquatic resources. Keep a copy of the Boating Handbook on board your vessel to be used as a ready
The Adventures in Boating – Washington Handbook may be ordered through the Washington State Department of Printing by the following methods:
- By phone: Please call (360) 570-3062.
- Online: Order the handbook through the
Department of Printing Fulfillment Center website. Print these
for help ordering the handbook online.
The Washington State Parks Boating Programs has issued
(742kb PDF) to the Adventure in Boating handbook.