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Find everything you need to know about boating in Georgia right here.  Understand Georgia’s boating regulations, find boat ramp locations throughout the state, discover available boating education opportunities and learn how to register your boat.  To find out more about boating in Georgia, refer to the navigation menu at the top of the page, or use the quick links below.

Georgia Boating Regulations

Before You Go

While on the Water
Encountering Other Boats
Navigation Rules

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LICENSES - 3 Ways to Buy

1. Phone 1-800-366-2661
2. Online - here
3. Retail License Vendor listing - here

Ranger Hotline


Report poaching and wildlife violations. You can receive a cash reward if your tip leads to an arrest—even if you wish to remain anonymous.
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