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Official Delaware
Boater Safety Course

The fastest way to get your boating license—no timers! ilearntoboat.com is a delegated provider for the Delaware Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police.

You need boating education in Delaware if you were born after Dec. 31, 1977, and will be operating a motorized vessel.

Delaware safety education card

This course is approved by the state of Delaware and, once successfully completed, will result in your Delaware Boating License.

Get Your Delaware Boating License in 3 Easy Steps.

1
Play and pass the $49.50 interactive course.

Learn and test your boating knowledge while you venture through this fun, interactive course. Once you successfully guide your group to safety, you may take the final exam. You have multiple attempts to pass the final exam.


2
Print your certificate.

The boater education certificate proves that you completed an approved boater safety course. Your permanent Delaware Boating Safety Education Certificate will arrive 8–10 business days after successfully completing this course.


3
Go boating!

Your Delaware Boating Safety Education Certificate is recognized in all U.S. states and Canada.


Get Started

Start your interactive Boater Safety Course now and get your boating license 2–3 times faster than other courses.

Why Take This Course?

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Delaware–Approved boater education
No minimum time requirements
Complete the course in under 3 hours
Real-life situations
Role-playing simulations
Final exam
Boating Safety Education Certificate

The Boating Safety Education Certificate

The Boating Safety Education Certificate (often referred to as "Delaware Boating License" or "Delaware Boater Education Card") is proof that you have successfully completed all state-mandated boater education requirements.

Vessel operators who are required to have a Boating Safety Education Certificate must carry their card on board the vessel and have it available for inspection by enforcement officers.


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The Only Approved Interactive Boater Safety Course in Delaware

This interactive course was developed in accordance with the standards set forth by NASBLA as well as meets the requirements of the Delaware Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police.

Official course provider approved by:

Delaware Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police
89 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901

Get Started

Start your interactive Boater Safety Course now and get your boating license 2–3 times faster than other courses.

The Only Gamified Interactive Course


Delaware-Approved Boater Safety Education

Our interactive boater safety course satisfies all boater education requirements established by NASBLA and the Delaware Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police.

No Minimum Time Requirements

Students complete our interactive courses faster than our traditional courses. Why? There are no timers—ever!

Complete the Course in Under 3 Hours

Instruction that engages the brain using both words and images has been shown to significantly increase student retention and comprehension. When you combine interactive learning with no minimum time requirement, it’s easy to understand why many of our students complete their boater education in under 3 hours!


Delaware Boater Safety Education

Real-Life Situations

Make choices for your character that will earn you awards and allow you to move through levels by applying what you’ve learned about boater safety throughout the challenges.

Role-Playing Simulations

We made sure to include plenty of mini-games and realistic simulations to keep you engaged along the way. Earn achievement badges as you master trip planning, emergency preparation, and safety operations. Crack all of the levels, and you will be awarded your boating education certificate.

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Delaware Boating Laws and Regulations

Delaware law requires boater education for all boaters born on or after Jan. 1, 1978.

Once the Delaware-approved boater education requirements are complete, students will receive their %=st_name%> Boating Safety Education Certificate.


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Delaware Age and Operator Restrictions

Those required to have completed a boating course must carry on board his/her state-issued or NASBLA–approved certificate of boating safety education.

  • Those under the age of 14 years may not operate a PWC under any conditions.
  • Those 14 and 15 years of age who hold a boating safety education certificate may only operate a PWC if under direct onboard supervision of a parent or guardian.
  • Those 16 years of age and older who hold a boating safety education certificate may operate a PWC without any restrictions.





Exemptions to Delaware Boater Education Requirements

Operators are exempt from needing to get their boating license if they have:

  • A valid U.S. Coast Guard license or…
  • A valid Delaware River Captain and Bay Pilot’s license or equivalent

Get Started

Start your interactive Boater Safety Course now and get your boating license 2–3 times faster than other courses.

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Delaware Frequently Asked Boating Questions

Price and Payment

How much does the Delaware Boat Course cost?

The Delaware Boat Course fee is $49.50.

Taking the Course

Do you need Delaware Boating education?

You need boating education in Delaware if you were born after Dec. 31, 1977, and will be operating a motorized vessel.

Are there any age or operator restrictions for boating in Delaware?

What is the minimum age to take this online course?

There is no minimum age requirement to take this online course.

Do I have to be a resident to take the Delaware Boat Course?

You do not have to be a resident of Delaware to take this online course.

Course Approval and Acceptance

Is the Delaware Boat Course approved by the Delaware Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police?

The Delaware Boat Course is approved and accepted by the Delaware Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police.

Is my Delaware Boating Safety Education Certificate accepted elsewhere?

For visiting boaters, all states, territories, and provinces will recognize boating education cards that meet NASBLA requirements and Canadian Pleasure Craft Operator Cards that meet Transport Canada's requirements.

About Your Certification

What is the permanent Delaware Boating Safety Education Certificate?

The Boating Safety Education Certificate is proof that you have successfully completed all the education requirements. The Boating Safety Education Certificate will arrive within 8–10 business days after you complete all certification requirements.

How do I replace my Boating Safety Education Certificate if I’ve lost it or it has been damaged?

To replace a lost or destroyed Boating Safety Education Certificate, you can order a duplicate by calling 302-739-9915 or emailing [email protected].

Customer Service

Your ilearntoboat course comes with a dedicated customer service team made up of real people, not robots. We’re here to provide assistance to you through all channels—phone, email, and chat.

We’re available to help you:

9:00am to Midnight EST, seven days a week.
1-800-830-2268 (toll free)