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April Vacation Week 2023 ~ NYS Safe Boating Course - Youth 10-17 yrs old
The Department will offer the NYS Boating Course, required for anyone 10-17 years of age wishing to operate a powerboat or over 14 to operate a personal watercraft on any body of water within the State. If you are from out of state, New York recognizes the boating safety certificate issued by your home state.
BRIANNA’S LAW EFFECTIVE JAN 1, 2020:
Who needs a boating safety certificate?
If you were born on or after May 1, 1996 you will need a boating safety certificate. Under a new law known as Brianna’s Law, all motor boat operators born on or after:
Jan. 1, 1983 will need a boating safety certificate beginning in 2023.
Jan. 1, 1978 will need a boating safety certificate beginning in 2024.
All motor boat operators regardless of age will need a boating safety certificate beginning in 2025.
- Attendance at both classes (Tuesday & Thursday) is mandatory.
- Bring food and drink.