An NRCC boating safety class. As of July 1, 2016 all personal watercraft operators age 14 and older and all motorboat operators regardless of age are required to take a boating safety course.

DUBLIN – Since 2016, anyone who wants to operate a boat or watercraft in Virginia is required to pass a boating safety class. A few upcoming events can make that happen for interested boaters.


The Virginia Boating Safety Education Challenge Exam is being offered on May 23, 2019 at 9 a.m. at Claytor Lake State Park in The Water’s Edge Meeting Facility, 6620 Ben H. Bolen Drive, Dublin. If you are an experienced boater and have a good working knowledge of the navigation rules and Virginia boating laws, you may opt to take an 80-question challenge exam. The exam is closed book, no reference material is allowed in the examination room.

“Virginia’s Watercraft Owner’s Guide”…



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