NY Sate has passed a new boating education law, to view the law click here or see the simple summary below. This law supersedes the Suffolk County Safe Waterways Act.


  1.  All Power vessel operators born on or after 5/1/96 must hold a Safe Boating certificate

  2. All operators of a Personal Watercraft must hold a Safe Boating Certificate

Courses offered by Safe Waters that meet these requirements:

  1.  State Safe Boating Course

  2. US Power Boating, Safe Powerboat Handling Course

  3. USCG Launch Operator

  4. USCG Captains Course

NY Boating Education Law

Safe Waters


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Huntington, NY, USA