Boater Education Program


The Iowa DNR Boater Education Program provides boater safety education to the public. There are approximately 234,335 registered boats in Iowa and over 300,000 acres of water to navigate upon. Education is the key to making these waterways safe for everyone to enjoy.

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Do you need Iowa Boating education?

You need education if you are 12 to 17 years old and will be operating a motorized vessel over 10 hp or a PWC in Iowa.

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