Ohio Boating Education Requirements
All boat operators born on or after January 1, 1982 must complete a Ohio & NASBLA-approved boater safety course in order to operate a motorboat greater than 10 HP.
Other Ohio Boating Course Requirements
There is no minimum age requirement to take this online course.
You do not have to be a resident of Ohio to take this online course.
The Ohio 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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Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Watercraft
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Columbus, OH 43229
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