What information should I ask from the other boater?

If you are involved in an accident with another boat or watercraft, you should exchange information with the other operator. Important evidence you should ask for includes:

  • Name and contact information
  • The other vessel’s make, model, and registration number, if applicable
  • The boater’s driver’s license or boating license
  • The boater’s insurance provider and policy number, if applicable
  • The name and contact information of the charter company that the boater rented their craft from
  • The names of the passengers on the boat
  • Whether anyone has been injured or requires assistance
  • Whether the boater’s craft has sustained any damage