Boat Safe US, LLC is a NASBLA and NJ State Police Approved boating safety certificate class that offers an in-depth and interesting boating safety course.
Through Lecture, video, and student interaction, we provide the knowledge needed to obtain your NJ boating Safety certificate. Our Boat Safe US team will provide a family friendly, fun filled, information packed, 8 hours class (including exam)
All students receive a class content manual that is theirs to keep for further review.
During the class, students will be asked to write and highlight items in the manual to help focus on the main points being covered. Short breaks are taken throughout the day. If a 30-minute lunch break is taken, total time for the class and exam (including lunch) is 8-1/2 hours. At the conclusion of the class each student will take a 60 question, Multiple choice, exam. Passing grade is 80% or better.
All students ages 13 and up who successfully complete the class and exam will be issued (same day) a temporary NJ boating safety certificate that will be valid for 1 year.
Because all Boat Safe US, LLC classes are NASBLA approved, your boating safety certificate (combined with a NASBLA certificate issued by Boat Safe US, is valid in all US states and territories.
** Some insurance companies may also offer discounts on boating insurance to boaters who successfully complete this course.
COURSE TOPICS INCLUDE
Introduction to Boating – Types of power boats, boating vocabulary, sailboats, Human power vessels, types of power, and engine types.
Boating Law – Boat registration, regulations, hull identification numbers, required safety equipment, Federal boating law, state boating law, and reporting accidents.
Safety Equipment – Life jackets, fire extinguishers, sound producing devices, visual distress signals, anchors, and other safety equipment.
Safe Operation and Navigation – Buoys and beacons, aids to navigation, navigation rules, docking, and the dangers of alcohol on the water.
Boating Emergencies – Hypothermia, boating accidents, man overboard, capsizing, emergency radio calls, carbon monoxide dangers, and weather.
Trailering – Types of trailers, lights, hitches, towing a trailer.
Sports and Boating – Water-skiing, hunting and hunting gear, PWC operation, and other boating tips.
Fishing and Hunting on the water, and the risks associated with these activities.