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

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All persons born after June 30, 1980, must have passed a boating education course approved by the MDWFP to operate a vessel legally.

  • In addition, a person younger than 12 years of age must be accompanied on board by someone who is at least 21 years old.
  • The boater safety certification card must be carried on board the vessel whenever the vessel is operated by someone required to have a certificate.