Launches New Alabama Online Boating Safety Course and Boat License Exam

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Take the Alabama Boating Course

This course was excellent! One of the best courses I have ever taken. A quality product and well worth the money.

It’s the perfect time to do your part to make Alabama boating safe and enjoyable—National Safe Boating Week begins May 21. Become an educated, responsible boater by completing the Boat Alabama safe boating course and practice what you learn.

At (, boaters learn the official boat education content developed for the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. This safe boating course lets you get your Alabama boating license (or jet ski license) online to comply with Alabama law. The new-and-improved Boat Alabama course now offers the highest-quality online experience—less text, plenty of interactive reviews and practice, and on-the-water videos.

Students move quickly through short segments designed for bite-sized reading and quick comprehension. Learning is reinforced with interactive animations that put you in the driver's seat. Students feel like they’re on the water as they study casting off and docking, rescue techniques, the "Circle of Death" and other boaters safety course topics.

Best of all, Boat Ed has added more than an hour of streaming video with 45 exciting on-the-water action sequences. Produced over a 10-month period at a cost of $250,000, Boat Ed’s video was shot with state-of-art equipment (jib arm cameras, specialized camera boats, gyro stabilizers) and professional talent (40 actors/extras, 10 camera crew members, and professional boat and PWC operators). Getting an online boaters license has never been so fun!

Students study the fast-paced boating safety course ( online when it fits their schedule—you set up a free account and log in or out as you wish. The online boating test fee includes the boat course, unit quizzes, and unlimited attempts at the online boating license test. No payment is required until you pass the final boaters exam.

After you pass the Alabama boating exam, you will receive your Boating Course Certificate of Completion from the Alabama Marine Police by mail. Check out the course instructions ( for the final steps to get your state-issued boating license.

As an added bonus, passing the Alabama online boating course could make you eligible for a discount on your boat or PWC insurance. Just send a copy of your boating education certificate (or boating licence, as it’s sometimes called) to your insurance agency.

The recognized leader in boating safety, Boat Ed is the official and exclusive provider of print, video or online boating safety courses for 49 states, plus the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. For more information about boater's licence or safety certification requirements, please visit (


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