Delaware Boating Safety Course

PLEASE NOTE: Persons born on or after January 1, 1978 must successfully complete a boating safety course before operating a motorized boat, including personal watercraft, on Delaware waters.

Delaware boating safety course


Basic Marine Knots

If you’re going out on a boat, knowing a few basic knots will make you more useful to your captain; you’ll feel more comfortable helping out around the boat when it’s time to put fenders out, tie up to the dock, or make a line fast.

Delaware Fishing Guide

Want to know what types of fish can be found in the Delaware waters? Do you need to know the regulation size of a particular fish? This is a great resource for Delaware fisherman.

Gale Force Charters

Captain Aaron Hurd, after a 35-year career with The Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife, knows exactly the right fishing areas that produce good catches. Contact Gale Force Charters today for a quality trip that you will enjoy!

U.S. Coast Guard

The Mission of the U.S. Coast Guard is:

To minimize the loss of life, personal injury, property damage, and environmental impact associated with the use of recreational boats, through preventive means, in order to maximize safe use and enjoyment of U.S. Waterways by the public.

To read more about the importance of the U.S. Coast Guard and what roles they play in maritime safety, please visit their official website: