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

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By operating a vessel on Virginia waters, you have consented to be tested for the presence of alcohol, drugs, or other intoxicating substances if so requested by a peace officer. Any person refusing to submit to testing for the presence of alcohol, drugs, or other intoxicating substances may lose his or her privilege to operate a vessel for up to 24 months.

Don't drink and boat!
The best thing you can do for your safety and the safety of your passengers and other boaters is simple…Don’t drink and boat!