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Who needs a NYS Boater's Certificate?

Anyone of any age over 13 years that wants to operate a PWC or Jet Ski.


Anyone 10 years old to operate any non PWC boat.


All adults born after January 1st, 1993.

All other adults are required to have proof of completion by 
the start of the following years-

  • Those born on or after Jan. 1, 1988

will need a boating safety certificate beginning in 2022.  

  • Those born on or after Jan. 1, 1983

will need a boating safety certificate beginning in 2023.

 

  • Those born on or after Jan. 1, 1978

will need a boating safety certificate beginning in 2024.

 

  • All motor boat operators regardless of age will need a boating safety certificate beginning in 2025.


$35.00 covers fees and class materials.

 

Participants must be 18 years of age or accompanying an adult.

 

Why Take Our Class?

You’ll learn about boating laws and regulations as well as boat registration and licensing. Get in-depth knowledge of boating safety equipment, and learn how to become a safe boater by learning the dos and don’ts of boater safety.

Gain practical knowledge of navigation, rules of the road, handling emergencies and mechanical problems on the water, the basics of towing and trailering, important information for hunters, anglers and water sports enthusiasts, and so much more.

For the best, most comprehensive boating education available, take America’s Boating Course with one of our expert instructors!

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America’s Boating Club®

ROCHESTER, NY

Rochester Sail and Power Squadron

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