Visiting Yachts

American Armed Forces Regatta

Photo courtesy of Mark Drewelow, C2C Inc.

If you will be visiting beautiful California in your motor yacht, there are some oil spill prevention requirements you will need to ensure prior to arrival. If your motor yacht is 300 gross registered tons or more and has fuel onboard, you will need an oil spill contingency plan, a demonstration of financial responsibility, and pay a “nontank vessel” fee. On this page we have links to help make this process as easy as we can for you.

Navigational Aids

Large Yachts

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Contact Information

Yvonne Addassi
Email: Yvonne.Addassi@wildlife.ca.gov
Phone: (916) 375-4031

Last update : 4/9/2021 9:45:24 AM

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California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW)
1416 9th Street, 12th Floor, Sacramento, CA 95814
Mailing: P.O. Box 944209, Sacramento, CA 94244-2090
(916) 445-0411 for General CDFW Information

Office of Spill Prevention and Response
Mailing: P.O. Box 944209, Sacramento, CA 94244-2090
(916) 375-8580 for OSPR Information

Report Oil Spills
(800) 852-7550 or (800) OILS-911

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