Boater Info

Is an Internet Course right for you?

Online courses give you the flexibility to learn in your own time! Each online course allows you to study the course material, take the final exam, and apply for your permanent Oregon Boater Education Card right through their site. Check out the details below to see which course best suits your learning style. Other course options include classroom courses and equivalency exams

These courses are approved, but not administered, by the Oregon State Marine Board.

BOAT ED BOATER EXAM BOAT US FOUNDATION
$29.50 ​​​
$29.95 
 
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Boat US Foundation Course Information 
Free 
Get your boater education card with Boat-Ed Oregon, the course with a decade-long track record of smooth, trouble-free online education.  With Boat-Ed Oregon, you will learn the official boating safety material taught in Oregon´s classroom courses—a Boat-Ed exclusive. Boat-Ed Oregon will put you in the driver´s seat with hundreds of interactive exercises—more than any other online course.  You´ll feel like you’re having fun on the water as you watch live-action video of boat and PWC operators in action. Also, Boat-Ed’s friendly U.S.-based customer service pros can answer any question—fast!  Visit Boat-Ed Oregon today and discover the Boat-Ed advantage. 
  
If you pass the course, you will be charged automatically for your Oregon’s Boater’s Education Card ($10 + $.50 processing fee = $10.50). Boat Ed will send the Marine Board your payment for the card and your information.  You should receive your boater’s education card within 2-3 weeks from the date you passed and paid for the course. Please don’t forget to print your Certificate of Completion as this will act as a temporary boater’s education card.

Address all technical questions regarding the test and/or certificate to Boat Ed using the "contact us" on their website. 
 
BOATERexam offers Oregon boaters the ONLY online boater safety course featuring a fully animated and narrated study guide, and over 300 detailed illustrations. In addition, BOATERexam is the ONLY online boating safety course where you will see visual aids in every exam question (a must for visual learners!). Log your study time, complete the course at your own pace, and print your "Temporary Certificate" immediately once you´re done. Best of all, it´s FREE to register and payment is backed by BOATERexam's risk-free policy! Check out BOATERexam Oregon today and find out why 99% of students recommend our course! 

 

    
If you pass the course, you have the option of paying the cost of the boater’s education card ($10) online to automatically receive your card from the Marine Board. You should receive your boater’s education card within 2-3 weeks from the date you passed and paid for the course and card. Or, you can print out your certificate of completion (make a copy) and mail a completed application  Boater Education Card application (in PDF), plus $10, to the Marine Board. 
  
Address all technical questions regarding the test and/or certificate to BOATERexam using the "contact us" on their website. 


 

The BoatUS Foundation’s Online Boating Safety Course is the only free course approved by the Oregon State Marine Board. Offered through the Foundation’s Online Learning Center, the new course includes videos that demonstrate important safety devices such as visual distress signals, how to prevent and extinguish fires aboard your boat, and the best way to fit a life jacket to a child so they will not slip out. Animations demonstrate important navigation rules and the course is loaded with photos of real boats and boating equipment from start to finish. This free course is available because of the generous donations of BoatUS members. 
    
If you pass the course, you have the option of paying the cost of the boater’s education card ($10 + $1 processing fee = $11) online to automatically receive your card from the Marine Board. You should receive your boater’s education card within 2-3 weeks from the date you passed and paid for your card. Or, you can print out your certificate of completion (make a copy) and mail it with a completed application  Boater Education Card application (in PDF), plus $10 to the Marine Board.  
  
Address all technical questions regarding the test and/or certificate to BoatU.S. using the "contact us" on their website or http://www.boatus.org/onlinecourse/feedback.asp
  


 

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