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WEST VIRGINIA BOATING SAFETY COURSE

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WEST VIRGINIA BOATING LICENSE. ONE-TIME FEE. FREE RETRIES INCLUDED.
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GO BOATING TODAY

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Take the Approved West Virginia Boating Safety Course and hit the water with confidence.

Official west virginia boating license card

We’ve been making smart boaters for over 10 years, and we’re proud to be North America’s leader in boating safety. Take your official West Virginia Boating License Test online now and be certified for life across North America. Your BOATsmart! Card never expires.

WEST VIRGINIA

STATE APPROVED

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Recognized and approved by the West Virginia Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and recognized in more than 40 states.

WV BOATING LICENSE REQUIREMENTS

BORN AFTER DEC. 31, 1986
ALL MOTORIZED BOATS & PWCS

STATE APPROVED

A West Virginia Boater Education Certificate (or boating license) proves that you’ve obtained the knowledge you need to safely operate a motorized watercraft on West Virginia’s waterways. Boaters can get certified by taking the official BOATsmart! West Virginia Boating Safety Course and Test now.

BOATsmart! is recognized and trusted by state governments and regulatory agencies across the United States. We’re proud to be America’s leader in Boating Safety.

Approved By:
West Virginia Division of Natural Resources
324 Fourth Ave
South Charleston, 25303
(304) 558-2784
http://www.wvdnr.gov/

West Virginia's official boating safety course
Nasbla approved boating license course
Boating license course recognized by the uscg
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WATCH, LISTEN + LEARN

ANYWHERE, ON ANY DEVICE. PERFECT FOR ALL AGES.

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Our animated and narrated West Virginia Boating Safety Course puts you in the captain’s seat. Designed by boaters for boaters, it’s perfect for all ages. Study from your Mobile, Tablet or Desktop and switch between devices at any time. Start now and study at your own pace.

US online boating license course can be taken on a smartphone, tablet or laptop
US online boating license course can be taken on a smartphone, tablet or laptop
US online boating license course can be taken on a smartphone, tablet or laptop

DESIGNED FOR YOU

PROUD TO BE THE #1 CHOICE FOR WEST VIRGINIA.
100% DESIGNED BY BOATERS FOR BOATERS.

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SATISFACTION GUARANTEED

“AWESOME CUSTOMER SERVICE! Josh responded quickly to my note with really helpful instructions that allowed me to pass the course without any trouble! It was great to be able to get out on the water so quickly!”

H. Thompson

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WELCOME TO THE CLUB

IT’S ABOUT MORE THAN A BOATING LICENSE. IT’S ABOUT YOUR TIME. OUT ON THE WATER WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILY. CREATING UNFORGETTABLE MOMENTS OUTDOORS.

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EMPOWERED TO BOAT WITH CONFIDENCE

Nothing is better than getting out on the water with your family and friends. We’re here to help you get there with confidence. Let’s do it!

America's official boating license course

EVERYTHING INCLUDED

PLUS A WHOLE LOT MORE

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BOATsmart!’s Standard One-Time Fee of $29.95 includes the state approved West Virginia Boating Safety Course and Official Test, plus a whole lot more.

BOATsmart! official boating license course can be taken anytime
24/7 ACCESS

Learn at your own pace from home. No supervisor is required and we’ll automatically track your progress.

Print a temporary boat license and go boating right away
PRINTABLE TEMP CARD

Print an official Temporary Card immediately when you pass.

Don't pay until you pass with boatsmart! boating safety course
ONLY PAY WHEN YOU PASS

You only pay when you pass. So no stress!

Boating license test support is available anytime
LIVE SUPPORT

Call, chat or email 7 days a week, 365 days a year. We’re here to help.

Free boat license refresher lessons keeps your boating knowledge up to date
FREE REFRESHER LESSONS

Lifetime animated and narrated refresher lessons are included so you can keep up-to-date.

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NASBLA APPROVED

The BOATsmart! Course is 100% Approved by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA).

Boating license knowledge base always available to all boaters
KNOWLEDGE BASE

We’re there for you beyond the Boating Safety Course. Access the BOATsmart! Knowledge Base at any time, for free!

Retake the boating license test as many times as needed for free
UNLIMITED RETRIES

Free unlimited test retries are included. Don’t stress. You’re guaranteed to pass.

go boating almost anywhere in north america with your boatsmart card
VALID IN 40 STATES

The West Virginia BOATsmart! Card is accepted in more than 40 states and in Canada.

YOU’RE IN THE MOMENT

STUNNING MOTION AND COLOR PUT YOU RIGHT IN THE CAPTAIN’S SEAT.

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STUDY & SAVE TOGETHER

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BOATsmart! Exclusive — When you pass the Test, you can pre-pay for your family members to get certified and save up to 30% off the West Virginia Boating License — per boater! Pre-Paid Codes will be sent by email and your ‘crew’ can register for the BOATsmart! Course at any time. No fuss!

  • 1 Online Course
  • 1 Boat License
  • 1 Happy Boater
  • 2 Online Courses
  • 2 Boat Licenses
  • 2 Happy Boaters
  • 3 Online Courses
  • 3 Boat Licenses
  • 3 Happy Boaters

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AMERICA’S BOATING COURSE

TRUSTED AND RECOGNIZED BY BOATERS FROM COAST-TO-COAST

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We’ve been making smart and safe boaters for over 10 years. And we’re proud to be boaters too.

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