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Alaska boating license


  • Study at your own pace.
  • Pay only when you pass.
  • Unlimited retries.
  • Certified for life.
  • Only $ 29.95

Who needs to take an approved boating safety course in Alaska?

Alaska Office of Boating Safety

The Boating Education Certificate is not yet mandatory in the state of Alaska. However, if you want to be a safer and more confident boater, we strongly suggest that you take our online Boating Safety Education course and exam. The knowledge gained about safe boating behaviour can save your life in the cold Alaska waters and the fact of acquiring your certificate may result in lowering your boat insurance.

3 easy steps to receive your boating certificate

Étape 1 - Étudiez à votre rythme

Study at your own pace

  • Pay only when you pass.
  • Complete and easy-to-read study guide.
  • Only $ 29.95 (online course, final test and online certificate included).

Étape 2 - Faites l'examen en ligne

Take the Final test

  • The boating exam consists of 60 multiple choice questions.
  • Open-book final test.
  • Free exam retries - Risk free!

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Print your boating certificate

  • Print your certificate and start boating now!
  • Your certificate is good for life.
  • You'll receive a wallet-sized card within 4-6 weeks.

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Take advantage of our group discounts for family and friends. Register together and get a discount of up to 30% for the online boating course!

10% discount for 2 people

20% discount for 3 people

30% discount for 4 people

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Do I need a boater education card to operate a watercraft in Alaska?

You are not required to have a boating safety education certificate to operate a watercraft in Alaska, however we highly recommend that you take our online course because:

  • Having the card means that you passed a recognized boating safety course, which is proof that you know how to operate safely on the water. Keep in mind that the waters of Alaska are very cold and you should take all possible precautions to avoid falling in
  • The boating safety certificate is recognized in many states. Having it will allow you to enjoy boating in other states
  • You will save on boat insurance
  • The boating education certificate will make you a safer and more confident boater.

Which boats need to be registered in Alaska?

Many boats require registration to be used in Alaska. “Boat” refers to any watercraft used capable of being used as a means of transportation on water.

All motorboats (including vessels with auxiliary motors) must be registered to be used on waters of the State (rivers, streams, lakes and salt water within three miles of the shore).

Who needs to wear a life jacket in Alaska?

All watercraft (including manually powered vessels such as kayaks and inflatable rafts) must carry at least one US Coast Guard-approved wearable life jacket for each person on board. Boats greater than 16 feet in length must also carry a US Coast Guard-approved throwable flotation device.

Can I drink alcohol while boating?

It is illegal for a boat operator to be under the influence of alcohol or any other intoxicating substance. If your blood alcohol content (BAC) is 0.08% or higher you are considered to be “operating under the influence” and may be subject to fines and/or imprisonment depending on the severity of the offense and any previous convictions.

What are the age restrictions to operate a powerboat in Alaska?

There is no minimum age for boating in the state. However, Alaska boating regulations require that the operator be at least 12 years old for activities such as waterskiing. Operators younger than 12 must be accompanied at all times by someone at least 18 years old.

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Alaska Office of Boating Safety

United States Coast Guard

NASBLA - National Association of State Boating Law Administrator

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