BoatingSafety Course

Who needs to take the New York boaters safety course?

All boaters born on or after May 1st, 1996 are required to successfully complete an approved boater education course in order to operate a motorboat.® is a delegated provider for the New York State Parks.

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New York State Boating Safety Certificate
New York State Parks

Approved by the

New York State Parks

State Boating Safety Certificate is good for life

Good for life!

Get your official
New York Boating Card


One-time payment
unlimited free retries

  • Pay the one-time fee of $34.95
  • Free unlimited retries of the final exam


Study the Online
Boating Safety Course

  • Learn with hundreds of narrated animations
  • Test your knowledge with quizzes after each chapter
  • 60 multiple-choice visual exam questions
  • 80% required to pass (48 correct answers)
  • Graded immediately so you can review your answers


Get your New York
State Boating Safety Certificate

  • Print a temporary card immediately after passing
  • Your permanent card will be mailed to your home within 3-5 weeks