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Old 07-12-2021, 12:15 AM
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Does a drivers license work or do i need a special license for a boat?
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Old 07-12-2021, 07:03 AM
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Depends on the state. A good ant of states require a boating license accepted by that state.
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Old 07-12-2021, 08:07 AM
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State by state....more and more states now require a SEPERATE boaters license (drivers license is irrelevant. They either require a boaters license....or nothing at all)
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Old 07-12-2021, 08:14 AM
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I'm in Pennsylvania, if you take the USCG offered by USCG-AUX you can get a discount on boat insurance from most companies. No boat drivers license...
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Depends on state, here is a listing
https://americanboating.org/boateducation.asp
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Old 07-12-2021, 09:58 AM
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If your worried about it then go through the online power squadron course that is recognized by the NASBLA and basically valid nation wide in the US
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Old 11-23-2021, 01:36 AM
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I did my course through boatus.org

make sure your state will honor whatever you do.
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