Your safety while out on the water is very important to us. Please watch the required videos below. At the time of your craft check-out, you will be asked to sign a video verification form along with your other paperwork. Thank you for your understanding and participation in our boater education course.

Boater Education Steps:

Step ONE: You can find a variety of safety videos provided by by clicking here.

You can find boater safety education requirements by clicking here.

You may take the NASBLA approved Boating Education Course, as described below or online.

Step TWO: As part of your watercraft and equipment rental agreement you will be asked to acknowledge you have read and understand North Carolina's vessel safety guide.

There are several ways to take a NASBLA approved Boating Education Course. Please select the Instructor Led Courses tab or the Online Courses tab where several organizations that offer the course are listed. Click on each organization to find out dates, times, contacts and locations.

Any person born on or after January 1, 1988 must complete a NASBLA approved boating education course before operating any vessel propelled by a motor of 10 HP or greater.


Boating Safety Logo.jpg

N.C. §75A-16.2 Boater Safety Education Now Required In North Carolina FAQ's

Click here to find a Wildlife Resources Commission's Boating Education course.