|Registration Questions:||(302) 739-9916|
|Boating Registration Website:||http://www.dnrec.delaware.gov/fw/Boating/|
|State Tax Department Website:||http://www.state.de.us/revenue/|
|Registration Grace Period (Days):||60 days|
|Boat Sales & Use Tax Rate:||0%|
|Credit For Tax Paid In Another State:||No|
|State Decal Required For Documented Vessel:||No|
|Boat Titles Issued:||No|
|Notes:||There is a Gross Receipts Tax that will increase the cost of vessels purchased from dealers.|
Refund Highway/Road Fuel Taxes Paid on Marine Fuel
Delaware will refund 23 cents per gallon of fuel taxes paid on gasoline used in recreational watercraft. Refund must be requested within one year of purchase.
Go to http://delaware.gov/forms/Motor%20Vehicles%20and%20Watercraft/default.shtml to download forms and instructions.
There are no current local boating issues. Please check back periodically for updates or email us a story at GovtAffairs@BoatUS.com.
|Boating Law Administrator||(302) 739-9916|
|Maximum Speed Limit:||Posted Speed Limit|
|Maximum Dimensions For Trailer:||8'6"W x 13'6" H|
|Maximum Overall Length with Vehicle & Trailer:||60' on Highways, 53' US numbered routes & interstates|
|Minimum Weight Requiring Separate Trailer Brakes:||4000 lbs.|
|Trailer Equipment Requirements:|
|Insurance:||Not required specifically for the trailer, may fall under the vehicle insurance|
|Hauling Permit:||(302) 744-2700|