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

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The following requirements apply to operation of a motorboat powered by an engine of 10 horsepower or more.

  • A person under 12 years of age must:
    • Satisfy the boating education requirement (see below) and…
    • Be under the direct visible and audible supervision of a parent, guardian, or person over 17 years of age.
  • A person 12 years of age or older must satisfy the boating education requirement (see below) if born on or after January 1, 1986.
  • It is illegal for the owner or person in control of a motorboat to allow someone who does not meet the age or boating education requirements to operate the vessel.