Prepares North Carolina Boaters With New Online Boating Safety Course and Boat License Exam

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The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission has announced that the state’s annual free fishing day is July 4. Residents and non-residents may fish in all of North Carolina’s public waters, including coastal waters, without purchasing a fishing license on July 4.

For those who plan to fish for free at sites that are accessible by boat, it’s the perfect time to make North Carolina boating safe and enjoyable. Become an educated, responsible boater by completing the Boat North Carolina safe boating course.

At (, boaters learn the official boat education content developed for the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission. With this safe boating course, students earn their North Carolina boating license (or jet ski license) online to comply with North Carolina law. The new-and-improved Boat North Carolina 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, and 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—students simply set up a free account and log in or out as they wish. The online boating exam fee includes the boat course, unit quizzes, and unlimited attempts at the online boating license test. No payment is required until students pass the final boaters exam.

After passing the North Carolina boating exam, students instantly print out a temporary certificate. They receive their their permanent North Carolina boating safety education certificate by mail.

As an added bonus, students who send a copy of their boaters safety course certificate (or boating licence, as it’s sometimes called) to their insurance agency might be eligible for a discount on boat or personal watercraft (PWC) insurance.

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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