Boating Safety & Certification Courses
November 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
This is a one-day course developed to provide the skills and confidence needed to explore the coast and inland waters by boat. Basic knowledge and skills are needed to have safe and enjoyable boating experiences. This course is perfect for families that have just purchased any type of boat or are planning to in the future, and for the boater keeping up with changes to boating regulations and laws. Successful completion of the course will certify any minor, from 12 to 16 years of age, to operate a powerboat, including a Personal Water Craft / Jet Ski (for 16 & 17-year-old operators), on all Massachusetts waters; in conjunction with the Mass. Environmental Police. Adults completing the course will get a Mass. certification that may be required in the future. Approved by NASBLA it will also cover the requirements to operate a vessel in most other states & many countries where boating safety education is mandatory including RI and CT.
Most boating insurance companies offer a discount on premiums for successful completion of this course. The Boat America course is limited to 20 students.
November 12, 2022 at Webster Fire Dept. 8 AM to 5 PM