BOATsmart! is the easiest and fastest way to get your Washington State Parks Approved Boater Education Certificate (or boating license). We include everything you need.
Study up with the Official Washington Boating Safety Course. Animated and narrated lessons put you in the captain’s seat. Anywhere, on any device and perfect for all ages.
It’s easy. Our Washington State Parks Approved multiple-choice test is open book with unlimited free retries. Basically, you’re guaranteed to pass and it’s good for life!
Print your official Certificate of Course Completion and application and submit it to Washington State Parks. They will send you permanent Washington Boater Education Card in the mail within 6 weeks.
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|Animated, Narrated & Perfect for All Ages|
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Boating Safety Education is required by anyone on or after January 1st, 1955 and 12 years of age or older operating a pleasure craft powered by an engine greater than 15 horsepower.
Animated, narrated & perfect for all ages.
Our animated, narrated and interactive lessons guide your learning experience and help you pass.
The BOATsmart!® Course includes all the knowledge you need to pass the test and boat with confidence.
BOATsmart!® automatically tracks your progress on any device. Take it anywhere, anytime.
Designed by boaters and subject matter experts just for you.
Yes. The BOATsmart! Boating Safety Course and Test have been officially approved by the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission, the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) and is also recognized by the United States Coast Guard (USCG).
Your BOATsmart! Card will never expire. But stay in touch after you pass the test – BOATsmart! offers free, online refresher lessons that will help you keep your boating skill and knowledge up to date as years pass and boating regulations change.
Boating Safety Education is required by anyone born after December 31, 1954 and 12 years of age or older operating a pleasure craft powered by an engine greater than 15 horsepower.
Yes! The BOATsmart! Card is accepted in 40 other states, which extend reciprocity to certified boaters. This law applies to operators of motorized boats (who have taken and passed a NASBLA approved boating safety course), but does not apply in all states to operators of personal watercraft (PWCs). Always check the boating laws in the state you plan to visit before operating a boat or PWC there.
The 3-hour timer is only a minimum requirement. You’re free to spend as much time as you need in the BOATsmart! Knowledge Base before taking the Final Test.
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