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Official Nevada Boating Safety Course

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Nevada State Law: You need boating education in Nevada if you were born on or before January 1, 1983, and will be operating a vessel over 15 hp on interstate waters.

Get Your Nevada Boating License 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 Nevada Boater Education Certificate within 8-10 business days.

Why Take This Course?

Nevada–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

Steps on how to perform a water rescue
Play, explore, and learn
Casting off with no wind question, two x's for wrong answers
Careful: Avoid 3 strikes to level up
Fire extingisher with a fire in front
Learn by doing
Drive encounters, diver-down flag in the water
Meet Nevada requirements
Sail boat in the middle of a body of water with a green light
Experience realistic simulations
Girl on a paddle board with two options of flotation devices
Go at your own pace

Go on a Boating Adventure

Earn Achievements and “Level Up”

Two animated women with a list of two problems
Show what you know
Achievement icon
Get rewarded for success
Three red strikes for incorrect answers
Crack all the levels
Six Achievement badges
Earn achievement badges
Different stages of alcohol impairment
Use the study guide to prepare
Congrats, Boating Education Certificate card
Earn your boating certificate

What the Students Are Saying!


Nevada Department of Wildlife–Approved Boating Safety Course

The Nevada Interactive Boat Safety Course is approved and accepted by the Nevada Department of Wildlife and the U.S. Coast Guard.


The Nevada 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.

Nevada Boating Laws and Regulations


To legally operate a vessel on Nevada waterways, you must have boater education if you meet the following requirements: Anyone born after Dec. 31, 1982, who operates a vessel over 15 hp in Nevada.

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

Age and Operator Restrictions

A person operating a personal watercraft (PWC) must be at least 14 years of age.

Additionally, a person operating a vessel that is towing a person on water skis, a surfboard, or any other device must be:

  • At least 16 years of age or…
  • At least 14 years of age and have on board a person at least 18 years of age in a position to supervise the operator.

Do I Need a Boating Card or a Boating License?

Nevada requires that you get your Nevada Boater Education Certificate. The card does not expire and does not need to be renewed. It also fulfills all state requirements.

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

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Nevada Approved

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Nevada Department of Wildlife
1100 Valley Road
Reno, NV 89512

Made in the U.S.A.

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

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