Who needs to take their Boater Exam®?

All operators of recreational powered watercraft in Canada regardless of age, engine horsepower or length of boat.


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you learn


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Be on the water in 3 Easy Steps
Take your Boater Exam® and be certified for life!



Study the
Online Course

Animations help
you learn

Pass the
Online Exam

Retries are
always free

Print your
Temp Card

Go boating
right away!


Convinced? Get Certified today! Start Now.

Official Pleasure Craft Operator Card
  • TC Canada
  • Canadian Boating Council
  • Better Business Bureau
  • Coast Guard
  • Official Boating Educator


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From laptop to mobile phone, choose when and where you complete your course.



You control your
learning experience


From laptop to mobile phone, choose when and where you complete your course.



Illustrated questions

We found out a long time ago that people learn best when they can see what they're learning.

Shouldn't you be tested the same way? We think so. We illustrate every one of our quiz questions to help you get your boating licence.

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Our interactive animations
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BOATERexam.com® takes you out of the textbook and into the captain's seat.

Our course features tons of dynamic content, including hundreds of interactive and narrated animations. That means you aren't just reading your boating exam, you're listening, watching and engaging — which means you'll learn more, be a smarter boater and have more fun.

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