Who needs the Delaware Boater Card?

Delaware Boating License

In Delaware, all boat operators born on or after January 1st, 1978 are required to complete a boating safety course approved by the Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife and carry the resulting certificate of boating safety education at all times when operating. Any person with a valid Delaware River Captain's, Bay pilot's license or the equivalent is exempt.

Persons must be at least 14 years of age to operate a personal watercraft. An adult must be on board when a 14 or 15 year old who has completed a boating safety course and holds a certification card is operating. PWC operators 16 years of age, who hold a boating safety education certificate, can operate without adult supervision.

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