Boating Safety Education
For a quick rundown of frequently asked questions about mandatory boater education in the State of Hawaii, visit the Mandatory Education Question and Answer page.
To archive your boating credential, navigate to the Registry of Certified Vessel Operators page to upload your document and request a Boater Safety Education Card. There are numerous advantages in joining the Registry.
Can You Hear Me – tutorial for VHF/DSC radios
USCG Marine Safety Advisory 01-22 (8/5/22) – Marine Distress Communication Devices
Dive Flags – Boaters and divers have a shared responsibility. Boaters must watch for and avoid dive flags (slow no wake within 200 feet) and divers must mark their positions with a dive flag. At night, a dive flag must be illuminated and visible from 100 feet.
Miles Out At Sea – Fire extinguishers and maintaining them
NOTICES TO BOATERS
National Saltwater Angler Registry – fishing outside of State waters
Paddle Sports Safety Course (FREE)
This page was last updated on 6/20/23