About the Study Guide

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

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Those born after January 1, 1974, are exempt from the requirement to successfully complete a boating safety education course if they:

  • Are licensed by the U.S. Coast Guard to operate a commercial vessel or …
  • Operate the vessel only on a private lake or pond or …
  • Are not a resident of Vermont and have proof that they have passed an approved boater education course in another state.