Boating in North Carolina
Boaters can explore more than 5,000 miles of North Carolina waters. Find a boat ramp near you. Title and register your vessel. Get information on regulations and safety requirements here.
This site provides information about vessel registration and titling requirements, fees and frequently asked questions.
North Carolina has more than 200 free, 24-hour public Boating Access Areas managed by the Wildlife Resources Commission. Find them here.
Check here for booklets and brochures on coastal boating and other information.
Learn about no wake zone and boating regulations, requirements and recommendations here.
Find the Vessel Operator’s Guide, boating safety class schedule and more.