Take the Class, Pass the Test, and Hit the Water on the Same Day with your New Jersey Boating Safety Certificate in Hand!!

Class fee is $75.00 if pre-paid online $85.00 for walk-ins (cash or check only)

This is the class you must successfully complete to get your New Jersey Boating Safety Certificate, which allows you to legally operate a power vessel (motor boat or PWC/JetSki/Waverunner) on New Jersey waters.  Boaters who intend to operate their vessels on non-tidal/fresh waters are required to have a boating endorsement on their NJ Driver’s License (commonly referred to as a New Jersey Boating License).

Every student that successfully completes the class will also get a free one-year membership to BoatUS (a $25.00 value).

NJ BOATING SAFETY CERTIFICATE CLASSES

TO PAY BY CREDIT OR DEBIT CARD, PAYPAL BUTTONS ARE BELOW THE CLASS SCHEDULE

Captain Jack's Boating School is a state approved course provider and all of our instructors are certified by the New Jersey State Marine Police.
Location addresses are listed below the schedule.

JULY 2018

Scotch Plains

07-21 Saturday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

American Legion 237 Park Ave. Scotch Plains NJ 07076

Long Branch (Oakhurst)

07-22 Sunday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Oakhurst VFW 212 Norwood Avenue Oakhurst NJ 07755

Readington

07-28 Saturday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

American Legion 1 Ridge Road Readington NJ 08889

July Boating Safety Course

COURSE LOCATION AND DATE

AUGUST 2018

Parlin

08-04 Saturday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Knights of Columbus 775 Washington Ave. Parlin NJ 08859

BOUND BROOK

08-11 Saturday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Moose Lodge 222 Talmage Ave. Bound Brook NJ 08805

Long Branch (Oakhurst)

08-18 Saturday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Oakhurst VFW 212 Norwood Avenue Oakhurst NJ 07755

New Providence
Woodbridge

08-25 Saturday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

VFW 393 Pearl Street Woodbridge NJ 07095
American Legion 357 Elkwood Ave. New Providence NJ 07974

August Boating Safety Course

COURSE LOCATION AND DATE


SEPTEMBER 2018

Linden

09-08 Saturday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

American Legion 112 West Elizabeth Ave Linden 07035

Long Branch (Oakhurst)

09-15 Saturday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Oakhurst VFW 212 Norwood Avenue Oakhurst NJ 07755

Readington

09-22 Saturday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

American Legion 1 Ridge Road Readington NJ 08889

Woodbridge

09-29 Saturday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

VFW 393 Pearl Street Woodbridge NJ 07095

September Boating Safety Course

COURSE LOCATION AND DATE



OCTOBER 2018

Bound Brook

10-06 Saturday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Moose Lodge 222 Talmage Ave. Bound Brook NJ 08805

New Providence

10-13 Saturday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

American Legion 357 Elkwood Ave. New Providence NJ 07974

Scotch Plains

10-20 Saturday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

American Legion 237 Park Ave. Scotch Plains NJ 07076

Woodbridge

10-27 Saturday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

VFW 393 Pearl Street Woodbridge NJ 07095

October Boating Safety Course

COURSE LOCATION AND DATE

If you cannot find a class that fits your schedule, please click the link below for more information about Private Classes

Private Class Information

One Day Boating Safety Class:  An approved one-day boat safety course must be at least 8 hours in length. It must consist of in-person, formal instruction provided by an approved boating safety instructor, and must culminate with a closed book, in-person, proctored exam. The time required to complete the exam is included within the 8 hour time requirement. No more than 1 ten minute break is permitted per hour. Meal breaks, etc. are not included within the 8 hour course.

Two Evening Boating Safety Class: An approved multiple day boat safety course must consist of at least 6 hours of in-person, formal instruction provided by an approved boating safety instructor. The course must culminate with a closed book, in-person, proctored exam, administered by an approved boating safety instructor. Written homework must be assigned as necessary, so that the total course time (6 or more hours of in-person instruction + test + written homework) equals at least 8 hours. The time required to complete the exam and homework is not counted within the 6 hours of in-person instruction. No more than 1 ten minute break is permitted per hour. Meal breaks, etc. are not included within the 6 hours of in-person instruction.

Captain Jack Gilbert is a NJ State approved course provider for New Jersey Boating Safety Certificate classes.
Captain Jack and all his instructors are certified by the New Jersey State Marine Police.

Other Important Information
You must bring a valid picture ID (students under 18 years old must show a valid school photo ID or birth certificate).
We take a ½ hour break for lunch around 12:30 p.m.  You are welcome to seek out local food establishments, or you may want to consider bringing your own food and drink.
Walk-ins please be aware that classes may be full or canceled.

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