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Safe Boating Program

Boating safety certification is required by law for many Georgia boaters. Even if it’s not required for you, becoming certified may save you money on boat insurance. You have two ways to be certified with the Boat Georgia Safe Boating Program.

  1. Over the Internet...
    Learn what you need to know to be a safe boat operator online! The complete course with exciting visuals awaits you on the Internet. Interactive graphics help you learn and retain information on boating safely in Georgia. Successfully complete the online test, and you will receive a Georgia Boating Safety Certificate by mail. Start today at or
  2. In a classroom...
    Share the learning experience with other boaters and a qualified instructor. Call the Georgia Department of Natural Resources to locate a classroom course in your area. Call 770-918-6408 for information.