Boating in Nevada

Nevada’s Aquatic Invasive Species

Aquatic Invasive Species in Nevada The spread of quagga mussels in Nevada pose a risk to the native aquatic wildlife, ecosystems and to all of Nevada’s water-based recreation! Quagga mussels are...

Nevada’s Life Jacket Laws

Every boat must carry at least one Coast Guard-approved life jacket for each person on board and for any person being towed by the boat, placed so as to be readily accessible for use in an emergency. ...

Nevada’s Muffler Requirements and Litter Laws

Noise Level and Muffler Requirements in Nevada The exhaust of every internal combustion engine used on a motorized boat must be effectively muffled by equipment designed to muffle or suppress the nois...

Nevada’s Boater Education Requirements

Boater Education in Nevada Nevada requires any operator born on or after January 1st, 1983, who wishes to operate a boat powered by a motor of 15 horsepower or more, to have successfully completed a B...

Nevada’s Laws for Negligent Boat Operation

Nevada’s Laws for Reckless of Negligent Boat Operation It is illegal in the state of Nevada to operate any boat or manipulate any waterskis, surfboard or similar device in a careless, reckless o...

Boating and Alcohol Laws in Nevada

Boating and Alcohol: The Laws It is illegal in the state of Nevada to operate any boat, or manipulate any waterskis, surfboard or similar device while under the influence of alcohol or controlled subs...

Nevada’s Boat Accident Reporting Requirements

An operator involved in a boat accident is required to: Stop their boat at the scene. Render assistance to any person who has been injured or who is in danger so long as they can do so without risking...