About the Study Guide

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

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Requirements for vessel registration vary from state to state. In Tennessee, you must have a Tennessee Certificate of Number and validation decals to operate your vessel legally on public waters in Tennessee. The only exceptions are:

  • Vessels propelled only by paddles or oars
  • Vessels registered in other states using Tennessee waters for 60 days or less