Maine Boating Safety Course March 17, 2024 Standish

The Standish Fish and Game Club will host a Boating Safety Course instructed by volunteers for the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. This course will be held on Sunday March 17, 2024 from 9:00 am until 3:30 pm. The class will be taught at Steep Falls Fire Department, 870 Boundary Rd Steep Falls, ME 04085.

Participating in a recreational boating safety education course will teach you how to safely operate and maintain a boat and introduce you to Maine boating laws and resources. The State of Maine has accepted the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) educational standards that is recognized in all 50 states and the 6 territories.

  • Knowing your boat
  • Before you get underway
  • Operating your boat
  • The legal requirements of boating
  • Boating emergencies
  • Environmental concerns
  • Enjoying watersports with your boat

Minimum age for this class is 10 years Old.

There will be a $10 fee collected at the class to assist with training materials.

After successfully passing the exam you will receive your boating safety wallet card that is recognized in all 50 states and its territories’. As a reminder, Persons 16 years of age and under 18 years of age MAY NOT operate a personal watercraft unless they possess on their person, identification showing proof of age and proof of successful completion of a NASBLA approved boating safety course unless they are accompanied by a person 18 years of age or older who physically occupies the personal watercraft.

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More information is also available at the Standish Fish and Game Club by calling 207-523-0821 or emailing