Connecticut Safe Boating
& Personal Watercraft
One day 8 hours or
Two Nights 4 Hours each
A Safe Boating Certificate (SBC) will allow an individual to operate any recreational vessel registered in Connecticut except a personal watercraft (jet ski-type vessel) on Connecticut’s waters. A Certificate of Personal Watercraft Operation (CPWO) will allow an individual to operate any recreational vessel including a personal watercraft (jet ski-type vessel).
Our course is state-approved and exceeds the minimum requirements for the certification to operate a boat in the State of Connecticut. This course is recommended for all new boaters as well as a refresher for experienced boat operators. Families are urged to take this course together and completion of this course may lower boat insurance premiums.
Boat handling and seamanship
Federal, state and local regulations
Aids to navigation
Navigation rules of the road
Personal watercraft (PWC) safety and operation
Safety and seamanship notes
Facilitator: Captain Stewart Napoleon, USCG Master
Certification: Upon successful course completion you will receive a Landfall Navigation Marine Training Center certificate of completion in Connecticut Safe Boating and Personal Watercraft Certification. This certificate is not a substitute for the Connecticut license but necessary for the application process. Students are responsible for completing the state license application process after successfully passing the Landfall Navigation class.