Iowa

Boat Accident Reporting in Iowa

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

Boating and Alcohol Laws in Iowa

Boating and Alcohol: The Laws Boating and alcohol laws vary from state to state. In Iowa is illegal  to operate any boat, or manipulate any waterskis, surfboard or similar device while under the infl...

Boat License Requirements in Iowa

Who needs a Boat License in Iowa? Iowa requires any operator between 12-17 years of age, who will operate a motorized boat over 10 horsepower, or who will operate a personal watercraft (PWC), to obtai...

Boat Registration in Iowa

Iowa’s Boat Registration and Titling Requirements In order to legally operate a boat in the state of Iowa, you must obtain a Certificate of Number and validation decals. Exemptions: Boats that h...