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Federal Law requires the operator or owner of a recreational vessel to file a boating accident report with the State reporting authority (MA Environmental Police) if the recreational vessel is involved in an accident that results in any of the following:
- A person dies
- A person is injured and requires medical treatment beyond first aid
- A person disappears from the vessel under circumstances that indicate death or injury
- Damage to vessels and other property totals $2,000 (lower amounts in some states and territories).
- The boat is destroyed
Accident Report forms are available here.
MA Laws Governing Vessel Operators Towing | A person(s) on water skis, aquaplane, kneeboard, tube, or a similar device
U.S. Chart No. 1 | Symbols, Abbreviations and Terms used on Paper and Electronic Navigational Charts provides descriptions and depictions of three nautical chart symbology sets.