Locate a Rhode Island boating safety course in your area to learn the state boating laws or find other helpful RI boaters information such as boat registration requirements and local boating businesses. Whether you want to go striped bass fishing on Narragansett Bay with friends or take a leisurely cruise on Olney Pond, the right resources will make planning easier.

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is responsible for regulating the state boating laws in Rhode Island.