Safe Boating Courses

BOATsmart! online boating safety course is approved by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA), and is recognized by the U.S. Coast Guard.

BoatUS Foundation offers a free online boating safety course developed specifically for your state. They also offer a wide range of advanced courses that will help you gain the knowledge to make you confident in any boating situation you encounter.

Kalkomey is the official provider of recreational safety education materials for all 50 states. They provide online boating safety courses through® and Boat Ed.

National Safe Boating Council offers classroom, on-water, and online training geared towards the professional. The NSBC also offers a teen training curriculum called Skipper Club.

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary boating courses provide instruction to boaters at all levels, from the fundamental to the advanced. Their classes are taught by experienced and knowledgeable instructors committed to the highest standards of the U.S. Coast Guard.

US POWERBOATING™ is the nation's leading, on-the-water organization, offering courses for powerboat operators and is an affiliate of US SAILING, the national governing body for the sport of sailing.

U.S. Power Squadrons world's largest non-profit boating organization, stressing community service, continuing education, and social activities among members.

United States Sailing Association (US Sailing), the national governing body for sailing, provides leadership, integrity, and growth for the sport in the United States.