in Boating Washington Handbook is designed to introduce new boaters to their responsibilities for safe, environmentally sound boating practices and to provide valuable information to those who have had experience on the water. Boaters are encourage to read the material provided and make a commitment to always follow 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 handbook on board your boat to be used as a ready reference.
To get a copy of the Adventures in Boating – Washington Handbook:
1. Order a copy by calling the Washington State Department of Enterprise Services (DES) at (360) 570-3062, or
2. Download a free PDF version for use on your desktop or mobile device.