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Boating Safety First is a Morris County based service provider dedicated to conducting boating safety courses for the recreational boating public in the Lake Hopatcong and Lake Mohawk area.  Our course is approved by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) and the New Jersey State Police Marine Services Bureau (MSB).


Provide high quality boating safety courses with relevant up to date boating safety information, to keep you safe on the water.


This course is approved by NASBLA and the New Jersey State Police MSB and provides the necessary education for a receational boater to obtain the mandatory New Jersey Boating Safety Certificate (NJ BSC) to legally operate a power boat or Personal Watercraft on New Jersey inland waters.  Boat New Jersey is an 8 hour course, including the final exam.

Pre-registration is encouraged to confirm enrollment and a seat.


Boat New Jersey consists of six lessons ; Know Your Boat, Before You Get Underway, Operating Your Boat Safely, Legal Requirements of Boating, Boating Emergencies and Enjoying Water Sports.  Each lesson is followed by review questions to reinforce the course information presented and enhance the students learning experience.  


All of our courses are conducted by highly experienced Boat Instructors, who have undergone extensive training to become New Jersey State qualified instructors.   All of our Instructors are New Jersey State Police certified Boat Instructors.

These individuals are experienced boaters.

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