Delavan Lake Boating Regulations - Town of Delavan
Slow – no wake zones: entire waters of Inlet and Outlet; west bay areas of lake; and areas from shore to 200 ft around entire lake
“Slow – no wake” is speed at which boat moves as slowly as possible while still maintaining steering control
“Slow – no wake” is between sunset and sunrise
Ski only in traffic lane: no more than 2 tow lines per boat
No more than one person per line
No intoxicated persons allowed on boat
Negligent water craft operations is prohibited
Boats shall comply with manufacturers rating for people and motors
No mooring or anchoring overnight without permit
No anchoring or mooring in swim areas; public beaches; or landings
No swimmers, snorkelers, or skin divers in traffic lanes without a boat, life buoy, or able observer
Traffic lane is surface of lake 200 ft from shore
2019 Community Park - Town of Delavan Boat Launch Regulations
All boats must be “prepped and ready” to launch when entering launching area
Prep boats in area marked or designated by park personnel
Boat lot for trailer parking only, no autos
“Dock master” will direct boaters on what ramp to use for launching and exiting lake. If dock master is not present follow pier signage.
Launching: move your boat to end of pier to allow for another boat to launch
Exiting: move your boat to the first orange post on pier to allow another boat to exit lake
When “exiting” you must be at pier for trailer pickup no moving off pier and sitting in lake.
No bait, bathroom, or boat rider tie ups on piers are allowed, “touch and go” only for above.
No fishing or swimming allowed off or near ramp piers
Maximum of 10 minutes allowed at piers if mechanical problems. After this time period boat must be removed from launch area
Inlet/Outlet are both a “no wake” zone
Be sure to remove all weeds and zebra mussels from equipment, trailer, and boat before leaving park. See “clean boats/clean waters” cleaning stands on outbound roadway
Place all bait waste in designated barrels.