Boating License

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...

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...

Alabama Boating License Requirements

Boater Education Requirements in Alabama Under the Roberson/Archer Act of 1944, any person operating a motorized boat on Alabama waters must obtain an Alabama Boater Safety Certification—this inclu...

Licensing Your Boat in Canada

What is a Compliance Notice? The Small Vessel Regulations require all pleasure craft that are less than 24 m in length and that are, or can be fitted with a motor, to have a Compliance Notice (boats l...

Boat Registration in Canada

Transport Canada’s Boat Registration Requirements Boat Registration is different from Vessel Licensing in that it provides proof of ownership (legal title), a unique name and official number f...

Responsibilities of a Safe Boat Operator

What are My Responsibilities? As a boat operator in Canada you are legally responsible for equipping yourself, your passengers and your boat with the right equipment. You are also responsible for oper...

Canadian Boating Laws

Looking to go boating in Canada? It’s your responsibility to stay up-to-date on the laws and requirements that are required when operating a boat. These regulations change from time to time, but don...

Horsepower Restrictions for Young Boaters

Before heading out on the water, it’s important to understand the requirements to drive a boat. Horsepower restrictions for young boaters differ slightly depending on the age of the operator and th...