BUI in California

Boating under the influence, BUI, is a crime in the State of California.

The legal blood alcohol level for a BUI is .08%.

Penalties for BUI

A BUI is punishable by a fine, alcohol education program, and possible jail time.

You may be charged with a BUI if you are under the influence and are operating a boat or jet ski, are on water skis, or are being pulled by a boat. You may not be charged for a BUI if you are operating any type of boat without a motor (canoe, kayak, raft, etc).