719 Niles Street
Bakersfield, California 93305

California Online Boater Safety Card Course.

The California Boater Card shows that its holder has successfully taken an approved boating safety course and passed the corresponding exam.

Three Easy Steps For Your California Boater Card

Learn Your Way on Any Device. We offer a user-friendly online course that is fully mobile-friendly from start to finish. This safety course is designed to work on your smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer.

Pass Our Easy Online Course.

Learn and test your boating knowledge while navigating the course. Once you successfully complete the material you can take the final exam with multiple attempts to pass the final exam.

Electronic Submission of Completion.

We will e-file your completion directly to the Caliornia Department of Boater Water Ways database. It’s as easy as that to receive your permanent California Boater card.

Get On The Water And Have Fun!

Your card will arrive within 60 days of course completion, but you can print a temporary, 90 days-day card that will be emailed to you within 3–5 days of course completion.

How We Help.

What Does Our Online Course Provide California Boaters?

This state approved course allows boaters to study at home at their own pace, and it covers state and federal boating laws, rules of the road, boat handling, required equipment, navigational aids, accident reporting and special topics.

Why Would I Need One?

As of 2018, all boaters will be required to carry a boater card.

As of the dates shown below, these boaters will be required to carry a boater card issued by DBW.

  • January 1, 2022:  Persons 45 years of age or younger
  • January 1, 2023:  Persons 50 years of age or younger
  • January 1, 2024:  Persons 60 years of age or younger
  • January 1, 2025: All persons regardless of age

What We Offer Our Students

No Hidden Fees
Complete and easy-to-read study guide. Only $ which includes your course, final test and online certificate!
Online Test
The boating exam consists of 60 multiple choice questions. Free exam retries – risk free!
Printed Certificate
Print your certificate once you have successfully completed the course!
Boating Law And Regulation
Laws and regulations that you must follow per the California Department of Boating and Waterways.
Boating Education
General information about boats and personal watercraft, and their maintenance for a safe trip!
Boat Safety
How to make your boating excursion the safest and most comfortable trip possible!

I finished the course in much less time than I thought it would take. I’ve bookmarked your page to share with my friends and family. Keep up the great work!

Robert J.

I would strongly recommend this course for any novice boater! It was detailed and very clear on what an operator should be aware of.

Jordan M.

Took the course online from my phone and desktop. It was so simple! I was able to complete it and get my application with the state completed!

David S.

I signed up over phone cause I just wanted to speak with a representative, Fastest experience I’ve ever had.

Steve S.

The easiest online course I’ve ever taken. Never even had to contact them. They made it FAST & EASY, just as promised.

Kelley W.

Absolutely loved the course. So easy to navigate and the content is great. The images are perfect and the videos were extremely helpful. Thank you.

William A.

Thank you for making it fun. I had some questions, and the staff were super helpful and answered all the questions I had.

Joel L.

Awesome course to take for my California Boater Card. I loved the price and it had everything I needed to study.

Patty K.

I found this course online and found it to be very thorough & informative. Now I just need the state to send me my boaters card so I can get out on the water.

Nick C.
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Get Your California Boater Card Online Today!

Our California Approved Boating Card Course is easily navigated on any device. If you have internet access, we have the course to get started with! Join today and save.