North Carolina Boating Education


Overview

Free NASBLA-approved courses are taught by wildlife officers throughout the year. In North Carolina, any person born on or after January 1, 1988 must complete a NASBLA approved boating education course before operating any vessel propelled by a motor of 10 HP or greater on public waterways.

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Pre-registration is required for courses.

When will I get my card?

Following completion of the course requirements a Boater Education Card will be sent, typically within 14 days. Pertinent information is recorded into the agency database upon completion.

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Free NASBLA-approved courses are taught by wildlife officers throughout the year. In North Carolina, any person born on or after January 1, 1988 must complete a NASBLA approved boating education course before operating any vessel propelled by a motor of 10 HP or greater on public waterways.

Certification: Following completion of course requirements a certification card will be sent, typically within 14 days. Pertinent information is recorded into the agency database upon completion.

Use the search feature below to find classes by zip code. Or you can use the calendar navigation arrows to find a class by date. Click on the desired class to get more specific information about class times, location, and instructor. Once you find the class you want to register for, follow the instructions on the class page to enroll.

September 2014

October 2014