American Boating Education, LLC

American Boating Education, LLC provides online and home study boating education for the novice, recreational and advanced boat operator.

The course is approved by NASBLA and recognized by the U.S. Coast Guard and the State of New Jersey.

Visit to begin the New Jersey Boat Operator's Course.

The New Jersey Boat Operator Course is approved by the New Jersey State Police Marine Services Bureau and the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) and it is recognized by the U.S. Coast Guard.

We offer an online course with an in-person final exam (as required by the State of New Jersey).  Our boating education and online boating course will take you step-by-step through the rules and regulations of recreational power boating. After completing the online course and scheduling an in-person proctored test, you will earn your official boating license recognized by the state of New Jersey!

New Jersey Online Boating  Course

Locations throughout New Jersey

Check out our Exam Locations Page for current testing locations

Sandy Hook, Manahawkin, Long Beach Island, Delran (Dredge Harbor Boat Club), Hamilton, Point Pleasant, Freehold, Brick, Washington Twp., Vineland, Pennsville, Egg Harbor, Mt. Laurel, Hackensack, Hopatcong, Cherry Hill... and new locations added frequently.

1. Pass the New Jersey Online Boating Course™ (at by completing each of the 7 chapters and print your "Proof of Completion". Click Here To Start

2. Schedule an appointment to take your final in-person exam. Click the "Exam Locations" button above to see a list of locations, dates and times.

3. After completing the NJ online course, you must then take the final in-person exam. Show your "Proof of Completion" of the online course and a valid ID at a testing center. There is a testing fee of approximately $30.00, which is paid to the instructor at the testing site. A passing score of 80% or better is required to receive your NJ Boater Card from the NJ State Police, Marine Services Bureau.


New Jersey's FIRST Approved Online Boating Course

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Recognized for Safer, Legal Boating

Ten Years

American Boating Education, LLC celebrates 10 years of continued education service to the recreational boater!