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PA Boating Handbook
This handbook was prepared to provide boaters with information they need to know when operating watercraft on Pennsylvania waterways. It reviews the Commission's boating regulations and includes information and tips to follow while boating....GO!
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Boating Courses & Safety Certificates
A certificate is required in PA to operate certain boats and for youth boaters. Course schedules and descriptions, and an online course is available ....GO!

PFD (life jacket) Information
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Charter Boats & Fishing Guides
Fishing guides and charter boat operators must be permitted by the Commission to operate within PA....GO!

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