Boating in Virginia

Boat Accident Reporting Requirements in Virginia

What to do if you’re Involved in a Boat Accident An operator involved in a boating accident is required to: Stop their boat at the scene. Render assistance to any person who has been injured or ...

Reckless Boat Operation Laws in Virginia

Virginia’s Laws for Negligent or Reckless Boat Operation It is illegal in the state of Virginia to operate any motorized boat or vessel, or to manipulate any waterskis, surfboard, stand up or prone...

Boat License Requirements in Virginia

Who needs a Boat License in Virginia? Virginia is currently phasing in mandatory boating safety education over a period of several years. These regulations apply to operators of motorized boats with ...