GetMyBoat operators are required to follow local and federal law. This includes having an updated registration, a valid pick-up and drop-off spot, obtaining local permits, having a proper license, and all other rules that apply.

Lake Pleasant is a popular boating destination due to its large size and relatively deep waters, which offer boaters plenty of space to spread out and less risk of hitting bottom. This lake is roughly over 10,000 acres and 70 feet deep, making it a great location for boating activities. Here are some guidelines on Lake Pleasant boat rules and regulations.


In the State of Arizona, you are required to have an up-to-date boat Registration to operate a vessel. The link above should help provide you with information to get started.


Vessels that are to be rented out are required to have proper insurance. This includes a commercial policy and sometimes a rental endorsement from your insurance provider. We have partnered with Boat Charter Insurance who can assist you with obtaining a commercial insurance policy.

Arizona Requirements

You must have a valid U.S. driver's license or a boater education to operate a vessel. We strongly encourage you to look into getting a captain's license or going through the boater education course.

State of Arizona Boaters Education

Arizona's Game and Fish Information

Boat Ramps

Lake Pleasant Regional Park offers boaters two launch ramps: one with four lanes at the north entrance and another with ten lanes at the main entrance. Both ramps have restrooms and paved parking lots.

Life Jackets

Life jackets must be easy to reach, in good condition, and the right size for the person wearing them. All boats 16 feet or longer, except canoes and kayaks, must also have a throwable flotation device on board that is approved by the US Coast Guard.

All children 12 years old and younger must wear a US Coast Guard-approved life jacket at all times while on a boat. The life jacket must be worn as recommended by the manufacturer and must fit snugly. All snaps, zippers, and fasteners must be closed.

Every person on a personal watercraft, such as a Jet Ski or Wave Runner, must wear a US Coast Guard-approved life jacket with all fasteners and closures secured as recommended by the manufacturer. The life jacket should also be adjusted to fit snugly.

Every person being towed behind a boat on water skis or a similar device must wear a life jacket.