Maine Boat Course

All boat operators 16 and 17 years of age must take and approve a safety education course before being able to operate a personal watercraft (PWC) without supervision. 

Approved by Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife

The Maine Boater Education Card is NSBLA approved and is accepted by the state of Maine as valid proof to safely operate a personal watercraft (PWC) in the state waterways. 

Three steps to become a Licensed Boater


Complete Course

State-accredited online course for all ages


Pass The Online Exam

Unlimited re-tries

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Go Boating

Print temporary license and start boating!

Enjoy Two Weeks Free

Join the Wavve Boating Community

Frequently Asked Questions



Course Accreditation

At this time, we are working on approval of our Maine boater education course with Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife.

Price & Billing

The Maine boater education course costs $29.99

Replacement Documents

You can re-print your temporary card after logging into your account, assuming you passed the course and exam


Select a course and click the "Sign Up!" button


Yes, you can access the course on a mobile phone

Moving to Maine


If you cannot find the answer to your question, please contact us directly at [email protected] or by phone @ 1.888.885.8830