Age and Horsepower

Ohio’s Boater Education Requirements

Boater Education Requirements in Ohio Any person operating a boat powered by more than 10 horsepower must have a Boater Education Certificate for successful completion of a NASBLA-approved course, or ...

Pennsylvania’s Boater Education Requirements

Pennsylvania’s Boater Education Requirements Any person born on or after January 1st, 1982, is required to have a Pennsylvania Boating Safety Education Certificate in order to operate a motorize...

Boating License Requirements in New Mexico

New Mexico’s Boating License Requirements Any boat operator born on or after January 1st, 1989, is required to successfully complete an approved Boater Education Course or proctored exam, and o...

Boat License Requirements in Minnesota

Boat License Requirements Any person from 12-17 years of age, is required to obtain a Minnesota Watercraft Operator’s Permit, commonly called a boat license, to operate a motorized boat over 25 ...

Boating License Requirements in Wisconsin

Who needs a Boating License in Wisconsin? Any person born after January 1st, 1989, and who is 16 years of age or older, may operate a motorized boat on Wisconsin waterways if that person holds a valid...

Boating License Requirements in Maryland

Who needs a Maryland Boating License? Any person born after July 1st, 1972, who is operating a boat on Maryland waters is required to carry  a Certificate of Boating Safety Education, commonly called...

Boat License Requirements in Missouri

Who needs a Missouri Boat License? All persons born after January 1, 1984, who wish to operate a boat on Missouri waters are required to carry one of the following on board the boat: A Boating Safety ...

Boat License Requirements in Iowa

Who needs a Boat License in Iowa? Iowa requires any operator between 12-17 years of age, who will operate a motorized boat over 10 horsepower, or who will operate a personal watercraft (PWC), to obtai...

North Carolina’s Boating License Requirements

Boating License Requirements Any person born on or after Jan 1, 1988, is required to complete a NASBLA -approved Boating Education Course, in order to legally operate a motorized boat of 10 horsepower...

How to get a Texas Boating License

Texas’ Boating License Requirements An operator born after September 1st, 1993 (who is at least 13 years of age) is able to operate a boat without supervision so long as they have successfully c...