• Paddlecourse Nasbla
  • Paddlecourse USCG

Course sanctioned by the National Association of State
Boating Law Administrators & recognized by the U.S. Coast Guard

In short, it means you can study in the knowledge that this course doesn't just meet national standards, it exceeds them.And it's the only online course that can make that claim.

Everything from cockpit to keel in incredibly detailed illustrations

Don't just READ about it, SEE it! Boating education's industry leading illustrators bring the same detailed style and vibrant characters to life in a way that's the next best thing to being there (maybe even better). Check them out yourself!

Paddlecourse Illustrations

Paddlers love the course … and here's what they're saying:

There are many safety risks to paddling. So we are excited to have an online course that can help us get that kind of message out.
- Pamela Dillion, NASBLA Education Director and former head of the American Canoe Association

Paddle at your own speed

Sign in & out
and paddle at your own speed

From flatwater to whitewater, YOU SET THE PACE. Bear down and attack the course in one go, or set up camp and take it one leg at a time. It's all about you and your schedule, wherever you get an internet connection and have the time. Pick your path and start now!

From getting

Safely & securely.

Getting there safely and securely

to getting
in & out...

Dry and upright.

Getting there dry and upright

& getting

Balanced & surefooted.

Getting there balanced & surefooted

Sit back, relax, and let the fully narrated course take you downstream

Have the narration guide you, or turn it off and read on your own. The choice is yours. Get active and read yourself, or listen as the voiceover carries you through like a well timed tailwind. Kick your feet up and get started!

Fully Narrated Paddle Course