February 12, 2022 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Mandatory Boater Education is required for anyone born on or after September 1, 1993. This law is in effect for any vessel over 15 horsepower, wind-blown vessels over 14 feet, and all personal watercraft (jet skis). The curriculum is designed for persons of all ages and boating interests be it sailing, skiing, fishing, paddle boating, cruising, personal watercraft, etc. The goal of the program is to reduce boating accidents and violations while promoting legal, courteous, and responsible boating practices. Boating safety and responsibility are stressed throughout the course. Additional topics include ethics and courtesy, accident prevention, general information about boats, safe operating procedures, required safety equipment, boating laws, and general boating safety concerns. To be exempted from the education law, person (s) must be born before September 1, 1993.
You will be required to register on the Texas Parks & Wildlife website, for your certification exam prior to class. You will not be able to take the exam without registering with Texas Parks & Wildlife.