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You are looking at a preview of what’s in the timed Boat Vermont 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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You've completed the material of Unit 4 of the online boating safety course!

You should now:

  • Know what to do when encountering buoys and markers
  • Understand dangers inherent in boating near dams, locks, and bridges
  • Understand the effects of tides and currents on boats
  • Be able to anchor correctly
  • Be able to operate a PWC safely and courteously
  • Know that power is required for steering control of a PWC
  • Understand how ignition safety switches work and why they should be used
  • Know how to avoid propeller strike injuries