Do you need your Massachusetts Safe Boating Certificate?
Youth between 12 and 15 years of age are required to complete an approved classroom-based boating safety course and have a boating safety certificate to operate a motorized boat without adult supervision.
Personal watercraft users who are 16 or 17 years old must also complete a boat safety classroom course to legally operate a PWC.Start the free study guide.
NOTE: This online study guide will help you prepare for the mandatory classroom course. Completing this study guide is not a substitute for taking the classroom course.