Boater Safety Course
The fastest way to get your boating license—no timers!
You need boating education in Oregon if you will be operating a boat powered by a motor greater than 10 hp or a personal watercraft (PWC).
Get Your Oregon Boating License in 3 Easy Steps.
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.
Print your certificate.
The boater education certificate proves that you completed an approved boater safety course. Your permanent Boater Education Card will arrive 45 days after successfully completing this course.
Your Boater Education Card is recognized in all U.S. states and Canada.
Why Take This Course?
|Oregon–Approved boater education|
|No minimum time requirements|
|Complete the course in under 3 hours|
The Boater Education Card
The Boater Education Card (often referred to as "Oregon boating License" or "Oregon Boater Education Card") is proof that you have successfully completed all state-mandated boater education requirements.
Vessel operators who are required to have a Boater Education Card must carry their card on board the vessel and have it available for inspection by enforcement officers.
The Only Approved Interactive Boater Safety Course in Oregon
This interactive course was developed in accordance with the standards set forth by NASBLA as well as meets the requirements of the Oregon State Marine Board.
Official course provider approved by:
Oregon State Marine Board
PO Box 14145, 435 Commercial St NE #400
Salem, OR 97309
Start your interactive Boater Safety Course now and get your boating license 2–3 times faster than other courses.
The Only Gamified Interactive Course
Oregon-Approved Boater Safety Education
Our interactive boater safety course satisfies all boater education requirements established by NASBLA and the Oregon State Marine Board.
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!
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.
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.
Oregon Boating Laws and Regulations
Oregon law requires boater education for all boaters operating a boat powered by a motor greater than 10 horsepower.
Oregon Age and Operator Restrictions
- No one under the age of 12 years may legally operate any size powerboat.
- Those 16 years of age and older with a Boater Education Card may operate a boat, including a PWC, without any supervision.
- No one under the age of 18 years may rent a PWC legally.
Oregon Boater Laws For 12 To 15 Year Olds
- May legally operate a boat powered by a motor of 10 hp or less alone only if he/she has received his/her Boater Education Card and is carrying it on board.
- May legally operate a boat powered by a motor of greater than 10 hp only if he/she:
- Has received his/her Boater Education Card and…
- Is accompanied on board and is under the direct supervision of a parent, guardian, or responsible person 16 years old or older who possesses a valid Boater Education Card. If the boat is a personal watercraft, the supervising person must be at least 18 years old and possess a valid Boater Education Card.
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