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Mississippi River Fun & Boating Safety

Fun on the Mississippi River and Boating Safety go hand in hand. The following Boating Safety Courses may be useful whether you adventure on the Mississippi River or other rivers, lakes or oceans.

United States Power Squadron
USPS squadrons contribute to boating safety by offering local public boating safety classes several times each year. Local squadrons offer boating safety courses on a regular basis to boaters. These courses are open to the public and there is no age limit for participants. Successfully completing a USPS boating safety course meets the educational requirements for boat operation in all states and is a requirement for squadron membership. In a cooperative program with the US Coast Guard Auxiliary, squadron members conduct courtesy Vessel Safety Checks of boats at the request of their owners. To learn more about this program, and how to get your boat checked, go to United States Power Squadron.Cruise thru your boating adventure with boating safety classes behind you.

Boating Safety Instruction

The Boater 101 Course
In this course you will learn how to become a safe and knowledgeable boater. You will learn nautical terms, important safety tips and features and environmental awareness. After taking the course you will be able to take a certification test and after passing it, you will become a certified boater. For On-Line and Real-Media courses go to The Boater 101 Course.On your way to Boating Safety Instructions.

Fish and Boat Safely with Boating Safety Instruction

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary courses provide instruction to boaters at all levels, from the fundamental to the advanced. Our courses are taught by experienced and knowledgeable instructors committed to the highest standards of the U.S. Coast Guard. Visit United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Boating Safety Courses

US Coast Guard Auxiliary Boat Instruction Courses

BoatU.S. Foundation
General Boating Course: Test your nautical knowledge with our 60 question (50 general boating and 10 state-specific), General Boating Course. This test covers a broad range of topics that are appropriate for powerboaters and sailors. You will receive a certificate upon successful completion of this 60 question, NASBLA approved course. Visit BoatUS Foundation Online Boating Course. Boating Safety Courses

Vacation Safely on the Mississippi River
All course material contained herein is approved by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators and recognized by the U.S. Coast Guard Office of Boating Safety.
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Vacation Safely on the Mississippi River

Boat Ed
Boat Ed is the only place on the Web where you can study the official boating safety manual developed specifically for your state government's boating agency. After studying the course material and taking an online boater exam, students who pass will receive their official boater education certification. You can be certain that the boating certification card you receive for passing the online boating test will be recognized by the officers on the waterways. Visit BoatED Online Boating Course. Boating Safety Courses

Vacation Safely on the Mississippi River

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