Boating Advisory Council

Boating Advisory CouncilThe Boating Advisory Council (BAC) was created within the FWC by section 327.803, Florida Statutes. The BAC consists of 18 members - including representatives from the Florida Legislature, boating-related organizations and 11 members appointed by the Governor. The purpose of the council is to make recommendations to the FWC and the Department of Economic Opportunity regarding issues affecting the boating community.



FWC Facts:
Boaters who accidentally strike a manatee are urged to report it to the FWC. You may not be subject to prosecution if you were following any speed restrictions at the time.

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