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Boater Education Online

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources offers a NASBLA (National Association of State Boating Law Administrators) approved Iowa Basic Boating On-line Education Course. This long-distance learning style allows students the ability to use interactive technology to learn boating basics and safe boating practices. To take an interactive boating course at your own leisure from home, go to one of the following approved online boating courses:




Boater education is mandatory for any person 12 - 17 years old, who will operate a motorboat over ten horsepower or personal watercraft (PWC).

Age: 12 and above
Gender: Any
Upcoming Boater Education Online Classes:
Start Date City District Available Seats  
No Boater Education Online classes are currently scheduled on this site.

If there currently are no courses available or the courses listed above do not fit your schedule you can sign up to receive notifications when new Boater Education Online classes are available.


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