Boating Regulations Around St. John

Motorboat VI Rules and Regs

Highlighted for St. John

Motorboat & Jetski Restricted Areas – No Speed, No Play – See VI DPNR Regulations Above.  Protect Our Turtles and Other Sealife. “Operation shall be in a straight line…and at reduced speed without excessive wake.”    NO SPEED IN CORAL BAY or Other Bays!  

Visiting Vacationing Boaters: How to Enjoy the Virgin Islands National Park waters: National Park Marine Webpage & Map

DPNR has a great Facebook page for Boating and other Environmental info: //

Local Boaters – All DPNR Forms: Registration Forms – Annual Renewal Deadline June 30th: Download here: DPNR Registration Instructions, DPNR Boat Registration Application, DPNR Mooring Permit Application

You can mail (click here for procedures) in or go to the new office at Turnbull Library in Tutu. Call 340-774-3320 to get fee amount to mail in. Include self-addressed envelope.

What to know if you own a boat in the Virgin Islands: VI Boating Rules & Good Practice

Hurricane Preparedness: DOWNLOAD THIS VALUABLE BOOK on How to Prepare Your Vessel to Survive a Hurricane in the Virgin Islands by Fatty Goodlander for VITEMA – the Virgin Islands Territorial Management Agency. It was published around year 2000 – based on the experiences of Hurricanes Marilyn and Hego. Really good thoughtful advice that is still very relevant. Read it early and plan how to protect your boat — and other people’s boats from your boat…

National Park Service Hurricane Hole Storm Refuge information

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