About the Study Guide

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

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A teenager being instructed on how to operate a PWC

To operate a rented powerboat or personal watercraft legally, a person must:

  • Possess a valid Oregon Boater Education Card and carry it on board or …
  • Complete a Watercraft Rental Safety Checklist and carry proof of completion on board.

To rent a personal watercraft legally, a person must be at least 18 years of age.