Utah Boating Safety Course


Any vessel longer than 40 feet, with a berth and a galley, and certified to operate beyond three nautical miles from shore MUST have a written Waste Management Plan. The Waste Management Plan must be written and implemented by the boat captain. A Waste Management Plan should provide directions to passengers and crew as to the procedure for dealing with the discharge of the following:

  • sewage and hazardous waste
  • garbage and food waste
  • plastics, glass, and aluminum
  • oily discharges and gasoline spills

Waste Management Plan