Official Florida Boating Safety Course

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Florida State Law: You need boating education in Florida if you were born on or after January 1, 1988, and you will be operating a motorized boat of 10 hp or more.

Get Your Boating Certificate in 3 Easy Steps.

  1. Play and pass the $49.50 interactive course

  2. Print your temporary certificate*

  3. Get ready to go boating!

    *You will receive your lifetime Florida Boating Safety Education I.D. Card within 3–4 weeks.

Why Take This Course?

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

A Boat Education Course Unlike Any Other!

 

Challenging & Fun Learning Activities

Play, explore, and learn
Careful: Avoid 3 strikes to level up
Learn by doing
Meet Florida requirements
Experience realistic simulations
Go at your own pace

Go on a Boating Adventure

Earn Achievements and “Level Up”

Show what you know
Get rewarded for success
Crack all the levels
Earn achievement badges
Use the study guide to prepare
Earn your boating certificate

What the Students Are Saying!

 

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission–Approved Boating Safety Course

The Florida Interactive Boat Safety Course is approved and accepted by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the U.S. Coast Guard.

NASBLA–Approved

The Florida Interactive Boat Safety Course is approved by the NASBLA. NASBLA is a national non-profit organization that develops and maintains set standards for boating education in all 50 states and the U.S. territories.

Florida Boating Laws and Regulations

Operation

To legally operate a vessel on Florida waterways, you must have boater education if you meet the following requirements:you were born on or after January 1, 1988, and you will be operating a motorized boat of 10 hp or more.

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

Age and Operator Restrictions

  • No one under the age of 14 years may operate a personal watercraft (PWC) on Florida waters at any time, even if such person possesses a Florida Boating Safety Education I.D. Card.
  • No one under the age of 18 years may rent/lease a PWC.
  • It is also illegal for the owner of a PWC to knowingly allow a person under 14 years of age to operate a PWC.

Additional Information

The law requires that persons affected by this legislation have in their possession a Florida Boating Safety Education I.D. Card issued by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and photographic ID while operating a vessel.

Do I Need a Boating Card or a Boating License?

Florida requires that you get your Florida Boating Safety Education I.D. Card. The card does not expire and does not need to be renewed. It also fulfills all state requirements.

The Florida Boating Safety Education I.D. Card is proof that you have successfully completed all the education requirements. The Florida Boating Safety Education I.D. Card will arrive within 3–4 weeks after you complete all certification requirements.

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Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
620 S. Meridian Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1600
850-488-4676

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This safety course is proudly made to serve students, agencies, and organizations worldwide.

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