Boater Safety Education Online Course

Boat and personal watercraft online safety course. The easiest way to get your boating license.

Online Boater Safety Course

Welcome to Boater's Academy, a NASBLA approved and U.S. Coast Guard recognized course. This course was created to teach you the basics of boating and some of the specific regulations you need to be familiar with in order to stay safe and comply with federal and state regulation. More than 40 states have educational requirements that need to be met before you may operate a boat or personal watercraft on state waters.

Learn everything you need to know to have fun and stay safe on the waterways.

How It Works

There are 3 easy steps to get boat and personal watercraft certified.

  • 1
    Study the online course
    Illustrated questions help you learn
  • 2
    Take and pass the chapter quizzes
    Apply your knowledge
  • 3
    Print your certificate
    Get certified, have fun and stay safe!
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Our online boater safety education course is available in the following states:

Free Online Study Guide

It's important that you be familiar with rules and regulations required for safe and responsible boating. We've prepared a free online study guide to help prepare you for the boating safety course.
Free Study Guide

Student Reviews

  • Bryan

    "Great course. Easy to follow with the illustrations. The ability to take this in the comfort of my home was a huge plus. Highly recommend!" - Bryan

  • Shannon

    "It is a rather lengthy process but by the end of it you know everything you need to know to be safe on the water. Would certainly recommend to those who don't have much experience with a boat or personal watercraft." - Shannon

  • Carl

    "The format was simple and easy to use. I really liked how it picked right up where I left it for when I would take breaks." - Carl