Maryland Boating Education Requirements
All persons born on, or after July 1, 1972, must complete a boater safety course and have in their possession proof of completion while operating a numbered or documented vessel on Maryland waters.
Other Maryland Boating Course Requirements
There is no minimum age requirement to take this online course.
You do not have to be a resident of Maryland to take this online course.
The Maryland Interactive Boat Safety Course is approved by the NASBLA. NASBLA is a national nonprofit organization that develops and maintains set standards for boating education in all 50 states and the U.S. territories.
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