Successful completion meets the boating education requirements for operator permits of licensure in most states.
Many boat insurance companies will offer discounts on boating insurance to boaters who successfully complete America’s Boating Course. And, this course provides a sound basis for continuing your recreational boating education.
Types of boats and their uses
Boating laws, both federal and state
Safety equipment, both required and recommended
Finding your way, and adverse conditions
Trailering, knots and lines, and water sports topics
Optionally, introduction to electronic navigation using paper charts and chartplotters