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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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By operating a vessel on District of Columbia waters, you have consented to be tested for alcohol or drugs if requested by a law enforcement official. If you refuse to submit to testing:

  • You will not be allowed to operate any vessel for at least one year and…
  • You may be found guilty of a misdemeanor that is punishable by a fine, imprisonment, or both.
Officer testing for sobriety