Boating Safety

Basic Boating Safety Class Schedule

The Maryland Basic Boating Course is taught by trained instructors and must be a minimum of 8 hours in length. Students must attend all classroom sessions and achieve a score of 80% on the final exam in order to pass. Some agencies require that youngsters under a certain age attend with a participating adult. Most of the classroom classes will require registration. Please call the numbers listed with the courses for the specific information.

In the meantime, feel free to visit the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary website at, or the United States Power Squadron website at