As of the dates shown below, these boaters will be required to carry a boater card issued by DBW.
This state approved course allows boaters to study at home at their own pace, and it covers state and federal boating laws, rules of the road, boat handling, required equipment, navigational aids, accident reporting and special topics.
Learn Your Way on Any Device. We offer a user-friendly online course that is fully mobile-friendly from start to finish. This safety course is designed to work on your smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer.
Learn and test your boating knowledge while you navigate through the course. Once you successfully complete the material you can take the final exam. You have multiple attempts to pass the final exam.
We will e-file your completion directly to the Caliornia Division of Boating and Waterways.
Your permanent California Boater Card will arrive within 60 days of course completion, but you can print a temporary, 90-day card that will be emailed to you within 1-3 hours of course completion. Your California Boater Card is recognized in all U.S. states and Canada.
With Boating Card Online your course is easily navigated on any device. If you have internet access, we have the course to get you to your California Boater Card. Join today and save. We’re the fastest way to get you certified and out on the water.