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California Boater Card

Coming January 1st, 2018

Beginning January 1, 2018, the mandatory boating safety education law goes into effect and will be phased in by age. If you operate a motorized vessel on California waterways, you will be required to pass an approved boating safety exam and carry a lifetime California Boater Card. DBW plans to start issuing cards this fall.

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California Boater Card

Saves lives, lasts a lifetime

The California Boater Card will show that its holder has successfully taken and passed a NASBLA/state-approved boater safety education examination. Courses may be classroom, home study or online. Click below for a current list of approved courses.

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