Boat Registration
Boat Registration

All vessels powered by motor (gasoline, diesel, or electric), or sail, must be registered and numbered. 

Ways To Register Your Boat

Renew Your Registration Online

Boating News
  • Paddle Party on the Kaw April 16-17
    MANHATTAN – Does the warmer weather have you anxious to hit the water? Join in on the fun of The Little Apple Paddle on Saturday, April 16, when water-lovers of all kinds will quench their thirst for adventure paddling on the Kansas River! The route begins at Junction City and travels 10 miles to Ogden. The cost is just $10 per paddler and ever ... Read More
  • Safe On the Water
    PRATT – The Fourth of July Holiday is popular with Kansas state park patrons. It’s hot, and being outdoors close to the water draws thousands. Most parks have designated swimming beaches, buoyed for safety, but there are no lifeguards. Swimmers must obey safety rules and use common sense to prevent tragedy from marring what should be a fun, rel ... Read More
  • Heightened Enforcement of BUI Laws to Take Place June 26-28
    PRATT – The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) will be participating in the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators “Operation Dry Water” (ODW) event, June 26-28. ODW is a nationally-coordinated effort to reduce the number of accidents and deaths related to boating under the influence (BUI). During this th ... Read More