Boaters license

Old 07-12-2021, 12:15 AM
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jul 2021
Posts: 25
Likes: 0
Received 3 Likes on 3 Posts
Default Boaters license

Does a drivers license work or do i need a special license for a boat? is offline  
Old 07-12-2021, 07:03 AM
iTrader: (1)
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: On A Dirt Floor
Posts: 11,722
Received 1,375 Likes on 581 Posts

Depends on the state. A good ant of states require a boating license accepted by that state.
SB is offline  
Old 07-12-2021, 08:07 AM
21 and 42 footers
Platinum Member
t500hps's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Richmond VA
Posts: 8,132
Received 76 Likes on 38 Posts

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)
t500hps is offline  
Old 07-12-2021, 08:14 AM
Join Date: May 2018
Location: Western Pennsylvanoa
Posts: 482
Received 76 Likes on 59 Posts

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...
PA.WOODCHUCK is offline  
Old 07-12-2021, 09:48 AM
iTrader: (1)
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: KY
Posts: 3,616
Received 321 Likes on 244 Posts

Depends on state, here is a listing
AllDodge is offline  
Old 07-12-2021, 09:58 AM
Were doomed!
Charter Member
iTrader: (1)
Wally's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 5,994
Received 261 Likes on 132 Posts

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
power squadron course

Money can't buy happiness, but it can buy horsepower. And I've never seen a sad person hauling a$$!
Wally is offline  
Old 11-23-2021, 01:36 AM
Join Date: Aug 2021
Location: Hawaii
Posts: 23
Received 12 Likes on 8 Posts

I did my course through

make sure your state will honor whatever you do.
Xcomunic8d is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.