Safe Boating Info

State Resources


Nevada Department of Wildlife

Note: “Boaters born on or after January 1, 1983 must complete a boater education course, approved by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators to operate a boat with more than a 15-horsepower motor on Nevada’s interstate waters, including Lake Tahoe, Lake Mead, Lake Mohave and Topaz Lake.”

Nevada online class:

Nevada online class:


California Department of Boating and Waterways

The California course cannot be taken online. See the CDBW site for details.


Missouri State Water Patrol

Note: “Anyone born after January 1, 1984, must successfully complete a boating safety education course to legally operate any vessel on the lakes of Missouri, including personal watercraft.”

To receive the $50 discount, the full boating safety course must be completed and certification card presented at check in.

Missouri online class link: