About the Study Guide

You are looking at a preview of what’s in the timed Alaska Boat Ed Course. Feel free to look around, but you’ll need to register to begin progress toward getting your Alaska Boater Education Certificate.

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Marine Permits

Permits for regattas, motorboat or other boat races, marine parades, tournaments, or exhibitions to be held on federally controlled waters must be obtained by applying for authorization from the U.S. Coast Guard.

Local Regulations

Many waterways in Alaska have special regulations such as restrictions on the type of vessel that can be used. Be sure to check for local regulations before you go boating.