About the Study Guide

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

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  • A person 11 years of age or younger may not operate a PWC legally.
  • Anyone operating a PWC on Pennsylvania public waters must have in their possession a Boating Safety Education Certificate.
  • A person 12 through 15 years of age may not operate a PWC legally with any passengers 15 years of age or younger on board.
  • It is illegal to rent a PWC to anyone under 16 years of age. No one under 16 years of age may operate a rented PWC.
Boating Safety Education Certificate

Operators who are required to have a Boating Safety Education Certificate must carry it on board the vessel.

Boating Safety Education Certificate