Resources for boaters
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Registration and fees
- Calculate your boat registration fees
Find out how much it will cost to renew your boat decals.
- Fuel tax refunds for marine use
How to get a fuel tax refund for non-dyed fuel used in marine vessels.
- Mandatory boater education
Find out how to get the Washington State Boater Education card required by state law.
- Buy a Discover Pass
Get an annual or 1-day pass to enjoy state parks, water-access points, and trails.
- Get a fishing license
Use the WILD System to buy your license online.
The 1-stop portal for boating education, weather and tides, fishing licenses, and more.
- Boater safety
Get boating safety tips and learn about requirements for life jackets or vests.
Launch, moorage, and pumpout locations
- Watercraft launch information and locations
Find out where you can launch your boat at more than 40 state parks across Washington.
- Moorage locations
Learn about moorage locations and fees in Washington State Parks.
- Pumpout locations
Find out where you can properly dispose of boat sewage.
- Aquatic invasive species
Learn how you can prevent the spread of aquatic nuisance species.
- Clean, green boating
You can help keep our waters clean by making sure fuel goes only in your tank, not in the water.
- No Discharge Zone
Puget Sound officially designated No Discharge Zone. This will protect shellfish, public health, and water quality.