BoatingSafety Course

At®, we're happy to provide a free online study guide to help you prepare for your required classroom-based boating safety course. This online study guide is not a substitute for the 8-hour class required to obtain certification.® is a delegated provider for the Massachusetts Environmental Police.

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Massachusetts Environmental Police

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Massachusetts Environmental Police


Study the®
Free Study Guide (Optional)

  • Our online study guide is narrated, illustrated and animated to help you learn
  • Prepare yourself with all the knowledge you’ll need for your classroom-based course


Take an approved
boating safety class

  • The classes run 10-12 hours in length and are normally split across two days
  • Classes are for adults and youth 12 years of age and older
Find a class in your area


Get your Massachusetts
Boater Safety Certificate

  • Upon successful completion of the classroom-based course, you will receive your Boating Safety Certificate
  • Remember to keep your Boating Safety Certificate on board at all times while operating a motorized boat or personal watercraft