Recreational Boating Information for the Northwest




See our Weekly notices page from the U.S.C.G. 13th District.
Notices obtained via e-mail subscription 
through the USCG Navigation Center.



Everyone crossing into Canada must have required documents including children. Passport, NEXUS, I-68 permit, Military I.D., or EDL's  are expectable.



Washington State law requires the operator of a recreational vessel involved in an accident to file a Washington Boat Accident Report.
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Renew your tabs on-line for your boat registration if you are a registered owner & currently registered in Wash. State. Renewals each July. 



State law requires boat operators 12yrs old & up to carry Boater Education card when operating motorboats w/15hp+. If born before 1955, card not needed.
US Open Championship Security Zone - 
South Puget Sound 

The U.S. Coast Guard will establish
a temporary security zone for the
U.S. Open Golf Championship at
Chambers Bay Golf from June
14th - 22nd. This action is necessary
to ensure the safety and security of
participants, spectators, and event officials at the U.S. Open Golf Championship, and will do so by prohibiting any person or vessel ...from entering or remaining in the security zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative. Interested parties may view this final Rule here.
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The Washington State Parks has the largest state-managed mooring system in the U.S. You may save money by purchasing the annual permit.


  • Call 911 only in a life threatening situation or imminent danger
  • USCG on Marine Radio:                       VHF CH. 16 / 22a
  • Find info for towing, salvage, missing vessels & more
EMERGENCY  INFORMATION
Wash St Boater
Education Card
Wash St Boat
Accident Report
Notice To Mariners
USCG | 13th District
U.S. / Canadian
Customs Information
Wash St Parks
Moorage Permits
Wash St Boat
Registration Online
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National Marina Day
June 13th, 2015

Welcome to the
Water on National
Marina Day is a
nationwide boating
event dedicated to
grow boating participation  across North America. Marine businesses collaborate to hold events to introduce the public to boating through on-water and landside activities at marinas in every corner of the country.​

National Marina Day has continued to grow and evolve into a day of celebrating marinas and the role they play in our communities and in our country’s recreation. The variety of events held expands each year with the creativity of the marina operators who participate. Click here to see the list of participants in the Puget Sound area.