Virginia Boating Safety Education Challenge Exam


Overview

If you are an experienced boater and have a good working knowledge of the navigation rules and Virginia boating laws, you may opt to take an 80-question challenge exam.

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These challenge exams will be scheduled throughout Virginia. You will have a maximum of 3 hours to complete the exam. The exam is closed book and no reference material is allowed in the examination room. The Virginia Watercraft Owner's Guide and other boating materials, such as Chapman's, are suggested as study material.

Registration

You must register by telephone at least three (3) days prior to the exam date. Walk-ins will not be allowed to take the exam. Exam proctors will only have enough exams on hand for those who have registered in advance.

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If you need special classroom accommodation, or have special needs, or do not see a class in your area, please contact the boating education coordinator for your region.

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If you are an experienced boater and have a good working knowledge of the navigation rules and Virginia boating laws, you may opt to take an 80 question challenge exam. These exams will be scheduled throughout Virginia. You will have a maximum of 3 hours to complete the exam. The exam is closed book, no reference material is allowed in the examination room. The Virginia's Watercraft Owner's Guide and other boating materials; such as, Chapman's, are suggested as study material.

You must register by telephone or e-mail at least 3 days prior to the exam date with the point of contact for the exam. Walk-ins will not be allowed to take the exam. Exam proctors will only have enough exams on hand for those who have registered in advance.

Should you need special classroom accommodations, have special needs, or you do not see a class in your area, please contact the boating education coordinator for your region.

Use the search feature below to find events 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, the location and the instructor. Once you find the event you want to register for, follow the instructions on the registration page to enroll.

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