MA Updates Boating Guidelines; Rafting Prohibited
August 15, 2020
The Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs has updated its guidelines for recreational boaters in an effort to limit the spread of Covid-19.
The safe operation of recreational boats is permitted under the following guidelines:
- All users while on boat ramps, docks, piers etc., shall follow social distancing.
- All recreational crafts must remain a safe distance apart. Rafting-up vessels in prohibited.
- All recreational boating is subject to the discretion of local officials, harbormasters, and law enforcement.
- All local rules, regulations, laws and Coast Guard requirements still apply.
Read the full set of guidelines here: