About the Study Guide

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

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A Safe Boating Certificate may be obtained by persons 16 years of age or older only and must be carried on board.

  • New Hampshire accepts the following boating education certificates:
    • A boating certificate issued by another State agency and NASBLA approved
    • A boating certificate issued by the US Power Squadron
    • A boating certificate issued by the USCG Auxiliary
    • An unexpired commercial boating license issued by the USCG
    • An unexpired commercial boating license issued by the State of New Hampshire
    • A course that has been approved by Transport Canada
  • If you wish to operate a motorboat on New Hampshire waters and you do not have any of the above certificates, please visit our website www.boatingeducation.nh.gov, or call us at 1-888-254-2125.