100% Washington State–Approved Boating License Online Course

Approved by the Washington State Parks, recognized by the United States Coast Guard, and approved by the National Association of Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA)

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http://www.parks.wa.gov

Washington State Approved

The Boat Washington Course is approved by the Washington State Parks, the state agency responsible for the administration of the Washington Boater Education Card.

This online boating license course is based on the Adventures in Boating Washington, A Course on Responsible Boating manual that was developed and printed by Boat Ed specifically for the Washington State Parks.

Washington State Parks
P.O. Box 42650
Olympia, WA 98504
(360) 902-8555
http://www.parks.wa.gov

United States Coast Guard Recognized

The Boat Washington Course is recognized by the United States Coast Guard as meeting the standards of the National Recreational Boating Safety Program.

USCG Auxiliary Course Provider

Boat Ed is the only boater safety course provider that develops print materials on behalf of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, the uniformed, civilian volunteer arm of the United States Coast Guard.

NASBLA Approved

The Boat Washington Course is approved by the U.S. Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) and meets U.S. Boating Education Standards.

NASBLA is a U.S. nonprofit organization that works to develop public policy for recreational boating safety. NASBLA represents the recreational boating authorities of all 50 states and the U.S. territories.

The NASBLA standards are intended to prescribe the minimum body of knowledge necessary to effect safe, legal, and enjoyable boating. In addition, the proposed standard of care is predicated on reducing risks in recreational boating based on empirical accident and boating violation statistics.

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This boater safety course is based on the Adventures in Boating Washington, A Course on Responsible Boating manual, which Boat Ed developed and printed for the Washington State Parks.

How do I get my state boating license?

You may have heard that you need the Washington Boat License to operate your boat, but what you really need is the Washington Boater Education Card. You can get the Washington Boater Education Card by taking this Boat License Safety course at boat-ed.com. Find out if you need the card.

Did you lose your card? Replace it here.

Got the Card? Get the Handbook

Adventures in Boating Washington Handbook, developed for Washington State Parks and available online only at boat-ed.com

For New and Experienced Washington Boaters

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Washington State Parks
P.O. Box 42650
Olympia, WA 98504
(360) 902-8555
http://www.parks.wa.gov