We are approved by the California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways. Check out our certification here: Safe2Boat Certification. By taking this course, you will receive a California Boater Card (boating license) proven you have taken and successfully passed a NASBLA State-Approved boater safety education course & exam.
Safe to Boat was designed for people with busy every-day lives & schedules. Our course has a modern design, simple user interface and easy to understand text written at the 8th grade level to allow students to finish our course as quickly as possible. So, take a deep breath, relax and welcome to the stress free zone of getting your Boater License in California. We got you covered.
- We have local California based support
- We live where you do and we actually answer the phone when you call.
- We aren't robots...our local customer service reps are real people and here for you!
- Easy to understand material written at the 8th grade level.
- 24/7 unlimited access from any device.
- Fast, easy and reiable. Instant completion email notifications.
- In the unlikely event that you can’t pass our course, we’ll refund your entire course fee.
- If you find a lower price, just notify us and we'll credit you the difference.
- Our course is approved by the NASBLA for all California.
- Over 100,000 people have successfully taken our course.
-Start now and save.
- All DBW online boat courses are required to have timers. Don’t be fooled by other courses offering no timers! It’s a gimmick to fool you.
- You have unlimited logins to complete course.
- Your progress is auto-saved.
- 100% mobile friendly.
Create an account with us. Don’t worry, it’s quick & easy. You don’t even have to pay for the course up front. Test drive it to see how you like it!
Go to the California Division of Boating and Waterways website to apply for an Application ID Number. You’ll need to enter it into our system when you reach the final exam.
Every certified course in California has to give exams with a minimum number of questions. Our course has 60 questions that are graded instantly with unlimited retries.
We auto e-file your exam results to the DBW and upon successful completion you will be emailed a temporary card until you receive your official card in the mail.
We've been doing online education for over 15 years and have successfully processed over 100,000 students through multiple platforms. See how we stack up against our competitors.
|Course Fee Includes||Safe 2 Boat||Other Online Courses|
|Instant Certificate Download||FREE||Up to $9.95|
|Additional Family Member Fee||$20.00||Up to 34.95|
|Auto E-file Exam to DBW||Always||Seldom|
|After Hours Email Support||Always||Seldom|
|Money Back Guarantee||Always||Seldom|
|Low Price Guarantee||Always||Seldom|
|Unlimited Attempts to Pass Final Exam||Always||Seldom|
Our website is 100% responsive to all devices, which means you can take our online boater course on the go with 100% freedom anytime, on any computer, laptop, tablet or phone.
Quick and easy online boat coursel. Once I passed the final exam, I was able to download my temp cert right away. Wish I would have known about this course a long time ago.
Registered last minute for this course. I'm a procrastinator and yet this course still was able to get me my boater license before I hit the lake. Thank you!
Course was easy to understand. Website was easy to navigate and cost of course is reasonable. What more can you ask for?
My computer just crapped out on me. Had to do the entire course from my IPAD. Course was awesome! Responsive website that seems to work on all devices.
Thank you for great customer service. I'm not great with computers, but your office folks were very friendly and helped me navigate through uncharted territory for me.
Easy to register, cheapest course I could fine online, was able to complete before my vacation to Lake Tahoe. Thank you!
Thank for you developing such a great course! Wow! I'm so impressed at how easy this whole process was. Boater Card just arrived!
Really cool website. Loved how it was written and really helped me learn a few things I had forgotten about over the years of boating.
My first online course I've ever taken. Website was easy to navigate and price guarantee made me rest easy. Thank you for saving me $$.
Loved the low prices. Website was clean and simple to use for a more "vintage" person like myself. Will definitely refer friends and family who own boats.
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