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Rhode Island Online Boating Safety Course and Exam

Welcome to the official boating safety course developed for the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management.  By passing the online Practice Test, you will be well-prepared to pass the proctored final exam that is required to receive your official boating safety education certificate. Please be sure you are familiar with Rhode Island boater education law concerning age and education requirements for vessel operators of all ages.

It's simple! Simple and self-paced—This free boat safety course is user-friendly and self-directed. Study as much as you need to know, as slowly or quickly as you like to learn!
It's fun! Have fun learning with interactive animations, like this movie about operating a personal watercraft.
It's official! When you're ready, take the official Rhode Island boating safety Practice Test.

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Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management
235 Promenade Street
Providence, RI 02908-5767


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