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

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You've completed the material of Unit 3 of the online boating safety course!

You should now:

  • Know what to do when encountering buoys and markers
  • Understand dangers inherent in boating near dams, locks, and bridges
  • Understand the effects of tides and currents on boats
  • Be able to anchor correctly
  • Be able to operate a PWC safely and courteously
  • Know that power is required for steering control of a PWC
  • Understand how engine cut-off switches work and why they should be used
  • Know how to avoid jet stream and propeller strike injuries