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The easiest and most comprehensive way to
get your

New Brunswick Boating License

online.

Study at your own pace - First chapter is free - Free retries
The card is good for life - Only $ 49.95

3 easy steps to get your NB boating license

Étape 1 - Étudiez à votre rythme

Study at your own pace

  • Chapter one is free.
  • Complete and easy-to-read study guide.
  • More than 45 HD videos.
  • Only $ 49.95 (online course, final test and the card included).

Étape 2 - Faites l'examen en ligne

Take the Final test

  • The boating test consists of 50 multiple choice questions.
  • Open-book final test.
  • Free tests retries - Risk free.
  • Transport Canada's official final test.

Imprimez votre carte

Print your NB boating license

  • Print your temporary card immediately and start boating now!
  • Your official Pleasure Craft Operator Card will be mailed within 30 days.
  • The card is good for life.

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Cours en ligne disponible en tout temps 24 heures sur 24

Online course available 24/7

Support en ligne par téléphone courriel et clavardage

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Reviews Official boating safety course

Rated 4.7/5 based on 2343 customers reviews
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Your course enables me to pass the exam
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I have read the course and passed the exam in just one day. I'm happy!
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Great learning experience!
1 days ago
Was an easy course to follow and acknowledge the importance to boating
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Well thought out and organized course material, 100% Recommended. Passed with 94% first time...
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It was good
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Great course
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fine
2 days ago
The videos explained all the information well, making it easy to learn
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it was slow you timer should be faster ...like right after video ends the quiz should start i had...
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good clear info
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interesting
2 days ago
The introduction was straight forward and to the point... Enjoyed going thru this course! Will...
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I found the test very informative. I had a problem with the server half way through but made it non...
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i learned a lot from this course. It was really good!
3 days ago
very educational and convenient to be able to do online at your own pace
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Free New Brunswick Practice Test

Testez vos connaissances

Put your knowledge to the test!

Do you need a New Brunswick boating licence?

Boating in New Brunswick is no ordinary experience. If you're into the ultimate in sport fishing, launch the boat onto the Bay of Fundy and drop your line. You're likely to hook a delectable mackerel, and who knows for that matter, maybe a shark!

If your favorite powerboating adventure is waterskiing or jet-skiing you can practice your watersport of choice on the numerous waterways that New Brunswick has to offer. You can count on the St. John and the Miramichi Rivers, Baker Lake, Oromocto Lake and Chaleur Bay to enjoy your favorit pastime. You can even boat on the great Atlantic Ocean for deep sea fishing. They all touch land on the shores of New Brunswick.

You must remember though, that you need proof of competency while boating with motorised craft in New Brunswick, whether it be any size vessel or motor. This goes for all ages. So if you are operating a boat for fishing, waterskiing, jet-skiing, a houseboat or any other motorised craft, you need your Pleasure Crasft Operator Card.

It's the law, in New Brunswick and in the rest of Canada!

Group and Family Discounts

Take advantage of our group discounts for family and friends. Register together and get a discount of up to 40% for the online boating course!

Discount for 2 persons

Discount for 3 persons

Discount for 4 persons

FAQ's - Boating in New Brunswick

How can I replace my lost or broken card?

You can either call us at 1-800-607-2329, or email us at info@aceboater.com to find if you got your card through our school (aceboater.com or Canadian Safe Boating School). If you are sure that we issued your card, just order your new Pleasure Craft Operator Card online.

Should I buy the printed New Brunswick study guide?

You may use the guide as an aid while you study online. You may also consult it while taking the final test (open-book exam). We strongly recommend that you purchase our printed version of our safe boating guide at the same time as the online course and exam. We will mail it to you, shipping included. Order your printed study guide online.

The New Brunswick boating license is required from what age?

There is no minimum age for taking the exam to obtain the pleasure craft operator card (PCOC), but some restrictions may apply even if you have your boating license:

  • Under 12 years of age with no direct supervision, you may operate a boat with up to 10 hp;
  • Ages 12 to under 16 with no direct supervision, you may operate a boat with up to 40 hp;
  • Under 16 years of age, regardless of supervision, you may not operate a PWC;
  • 16 years of age or older: no hp restrictions.

Even a child who gets the card at age 10 is not required to retake the course at age 16. The card is good for life.

Why should I choose ACEBOATER.com?

Because:

  • our students really learn from our HD videos.
  • of our hundreds of illustrations that will help you to better understand the content.
  • our online course is available 24/7.
  • you can access our online support by phone, email or chat.
  • we offer multi-platform training.
  • our Policy has always been, ''satisfaction guaranteed or your money back''!
  • you have a chance to win a 14 foot Princecraft Fisherman aluminum boat with trailer.

Is there a free study guide in New Brunswick for a quick revision of my nautical know-how?

A free online study guide for New Brunswick is available through Aceboater.com. It is the ideal reference guide for those who simply want to brush up on their knowledge.

Where can I find a New Brunswick boating license practice test?

Aceboater has devised a comprehensive boater practice test for any boaters who wish to check their knowledge or understand their level of comprehension. The test is very well structured and you can try it as often as you wish. TRY ourboating license practice test NOW!

How can I get my NB pleasure craft license?

In New Brunswick, you need a pleasure craft license if you are driving a boat with an engine of 10hp or more. A Pleasure craft license (not to be confused with the boating license) is a unique identification number which must be displayed on both sides of the bow. Get more info on the pleasure craft license.

Can I easily transfer boat ownership in New Brunswick?

The way to transfer boat ownership in New Brunswick is the same as for every other province in Canada. To transfer a licence to your name in New Brunswick, you must submit the following documents:

  • a completed Form 84-0172E, Application for Pleasure Craft Licence;
  • proof of ownership of the pleasure craft;
  • a signed photocopy of a government issued ID.

For more information on transferring a boat in New Brunswick go to Buying or selling a boat in New Brunswick.

Need more information on boat registration in New Brunswick?

The Canadian Register of Vessels is the official register of all registered or listed vessels, vessels under construction and bare-boat charters. It contains information on each vessel, such as ownership and mortgage details, vessel characteristics, such as tonnage, construction material and type. Get more info about boat registration in New Brunswick.

The best and most convenient way to get your New Brunswick boating license!

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