NASBLA LOGO NASBLA / USCG Approved Boating Safety Course

Course Description:

New England Maritime offers a NASBLA (National Association of State Boating Laws Administrators) Approved two-day Boating Safety Course.

The course includes classroom instruction on the following topics:
  • Rules of the Road
  • Aids to Navigation
  • Safe Boating Subjects
  • State Regulations
Students successfully completing the course will receive a NASBLA Approved Boating Safety Certificate.

Who needs a Boating Safety Certificate?

Youth who are between the ages of 12 and 15 must complete an Approved Basic Boating Course in order to operate any motorboat without adult supervision. Upon successful completion of such a course, students are issued a state Boating Safety Certificate which must be in the possession of the certified operator when underway.

Personal Watercraft users who are 16 or 17 years of age must also complete a basic boating course. Upon completion of such training, students are issued a Boating Safety Certificate endorsed for PWC operation.

This course is also recommended for all new boaters and as a refresher for experienced boat operators.

2-DAY Course meets all day Saturday and Sunday.
Course includes books, instruction, and exams.

Boating Safety Course Dates** - COST: $189.00


June 18-19, 2022

July 30-31, 2022 

August 20-21, 2022

September 24-25, 2022


Proctored exam must be scheduled, by appointment, in Hyannis and completed within 45 days of final class date. If you do not complete exams within the 45-day period, you must retake class at a fee of $189.

Must be 12 years of age to take course

Deposit Required $100.00
Cancellation Policy: Deposits are refundable if written cancellation is received more than 14 days prior to course start date, less an administration fee of $50 and the cost of books. Cancellations made 14 days or less from the course date will forfeit deposit. A student requesting a move to a future class will be assessed a $50 fee and cancellation policy will remain in effect as of original class date. A full refund if class size minimum is not met.

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