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Boats and Boating

Boats must be registered with the Department of Motor Vehicles.

Phone: (860) 263-5151

Boats must also be licensed by the Department of Energy and Envronmental Protection.

Phone: (860) 434-8638

Boat Owners Association of the United States

Phone: 703-823-9550
Fax: 703-461-2847 
National Marine Manufacturer's Association mediates complaints for boat owners.       

State Government Relations Manager 
National Marine Manufacturers Association 
444 N. Capitol St. #645 
Washington, DC 20001 
Phone: 202-737-9761 
Fax: 202-628-4716/6650 


The Department of Consumer Protection can serve as a mediator in disputes between boat owners and the marine industry. Please file a written complaint with the Department.