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

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No owner, agent, or employee shall rent, lease, or hire any vessel to a person under 18 years of age unless the person under 18 years of age:

  • Has a Boater Education Certificate showing successful completion of a boating safety course approved by the Harbor Master or…
  • Will be under the constant supervision of a person at least 18 years of age who has completed an approved boating safety course successfully.