Official Washington Boating Safety Course

Washington safety education card Lifetime Card

Washington State Law: You need boating education in Washington if you will be operating a PWC or boat of 15 hp.

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 Washington Boater Education Card within 6 weeks.

Why Take This Course?

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Washington–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 Washington 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!

 

Washington State Parks–Approved Boating Safety Course

The Washington Interactive Boat Safety Course is approved and accepted by the Washington State Parks and the U.S. Coast Guard.

NASBLA–Approved

The Washington 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.

Washington Boating Laws and Regulations

Operation

To legally operate a vessel on Washington waterways, you must have boater education if you meet the following requirements:you will be operating a PWC or boat of 15 hp.

You must be at least 12 years old to take this online course.

Age and Operator Restrictions

Washington Boater Education Law contains the following age-specific restrictions:

  • Persons under 12 years of age may not operate a power-driven vessel with an engine that is 15 hp or more.
  • Persons 12 years of age or older may operate a power-driven vessel with an engine that is 15 hp or more if they have a Washington Boater Education Card.
  • Persons 14 years of age or older may operate a PWC if they have a Washington Boater Education Card.
  • It is illegal to lease, hire, or rent a PWC to anyone under 16 years of age.

Do I Need a Boating Card or a Boating License?

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

The Washington Boater Education Card is proof that you have successfully completed all the education requirements. The Washington Boater Education Card will arrive within 6 weeks after you complete all certification requirements.

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PO Box 42650
Olympia, WA 98504
360-902-8555

Made in the U.S.A.

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