About the Study Guide

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

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The Certificate of Number and validation decals are obtained by submitting the proper application form and fee to:

Department of Environmental Management
Office of Boat Registration & Licensing
235 Promenade Street
Suite 360
Providence, RI 02908
tel: 401-222-6647

Rhode Island Certificate of Number
The Certificate of Number (pocket-sized registration card) must be carried on board the vessel whenever the vessel is operated, so it is available for inspection by an enforcement officer, if requested.