Boater safety card. In florida anyone born on or after january 1 1988 who operates a vessel powered by 10 horsepower or more must pass an approved boater safety course and have in hisher possession photographic identification and a boater safety identification card issued by the florida fish and wildlife conservation commission. On january 1 2018 the mandatory boating safety education law went into effect and is being phased in by age. The boater education card sometimes called a boaters license is proof that you have successfully completed your states official approved boating safety course.
Official missouri boater safety courses approved by missouri state highway patrol water patrol division. The boating license is valid throughout canada. All pwc operators age 14 and older and all operators regardless of age of motorboats with a 10 hp or greater engine need to take a boating safety course.
Most states require that boaters complete an offical and certified boater education course. Whether you cruise sail kayak fish or do yoga on a stand up paddle board you need to know the laws and basics of boating safety. Get your pleasure craft operator card today and discover boating in your province.
Signs on the suwannee river warn of jumping gulf sturgeon which at up to 8 feet and 200 pounds have been known to injure boaters. Many recreational boaters in washington are required to complete an approved boating safety education course and carry a washington state boater education card. Learn more at askfwc.