State Of California Boat & Jet Ski Registration
California boating registration laws can be found in Title 13 § 190.00 of the California Code of Regulations. State law explains that all watercraft must be registered with the state. Vessels used on private lakes and waterways must also be registered. Watercraft that are exempt from registering include:
More information on registering a boat in California can be found on the California DMV and the California Division of Boating and Waterways websites.