FAQ Florida

Take the state-approved Boating Test right here on this website. Click here to access BOATsmart!’s 3-hour, Online Course.

Keep in mind, you must complete the BOATsmart! Course prior to accessing the Official Test. But there’s no rush, you don’t have to complete the entire Study Guide at in one sitting. BOATsmart! will automatically track and save your progress. Once you’ve completed the course you’ll be able to immediately access the test.

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November 30, 2015


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In Florida it is illegal to operate a boat, or use water-skis, a sailboard, or a similar device, while under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.

In Florida, boaters are considered to be under the influence if they have a Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) level of 0.08% or higher. A level of 0.05-0.08% may also indicate that an operator is under the influence, if accompanied by other evidence). Additionally, boaters under the age of 21 are considered to be under the influence if they have a BAC level of 0.02% or higher.

Learn more about the risks of drinking and boating by taking the BOATsmart! Florida Boating Safety Course!

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November 30, 2015


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Florida’s boaters must always comply with both federal and state boating laws and must follow any direction given by law enforcement. Learn more about Florida’s boating laws by taking the BOATsmart! Florida Course. Florida’s boating law authorities you’ll see on the water are:

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November 30, 2015


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