TAKE THE CLASS, PASS THE TEST, AND HIT THE
WATER ON THE SAME DAY WITH YOUR NEW JERSEY
BOATING SAFETY CERTIFICATE IN HAND!!
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 Jet Ski/PWC) on New Jersey waters.
Boaters who intend to operate their vessels on
non-tidal/fresh waters may also be required to have
a boating endorsement on their NJ Driver’s
License (commonly referred to as a New Jersey
Class fee is $75.00 if pre-paid online, $85.00 for walk-ins (cash or check only at the door)
Every student that successfully completes the class will also get a free one-year BoatUS membership including a subscription to either Anglers Magazine or BoatUS Magazine, discounts at participating fuel docks, discounts at West Marine, discounts on towing insurance packages and more!
2020 NJ BOATING SAFETY CLASS SCHEDULE
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Captain Jack's Boating School is a NJ State-Approved Course Provider
All of Our Instructors are Certified by the New Jersey State Marine Police
Walk-ins please be aware that classes may be full or canceled -- calling ahead for class status is recommended!
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 one 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 one 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 also show a valid form of ID - school photo ID, birth certificate, passport, etc.)
We take a ½ hour break for lunch around 12:30 p.m. You are welcome to seek out local food establishments but you may want to consider bringing your own food and drink.
NJ Boating Safety Class Refund and Cancellation Policy
Boating Safety Class payments are refundable if the student cancels at least three days (72 hours) prior to their scheduled class start date. In the event that a refund is required, all refunded amounts of over $100.00 will be issued by check and will be provided through the U.S. mail.
Students that do not cancel at least three days prior to their class start date may transfer to any other scheduled class at any of our locations; there is no refund option if cancellation does not occur at least three days prior to the scheduled class start date.
Captain Jack's Boating School reserves the right to cancel any class. Students will be given as much notice as possible. If we do cancel a class, students have the option of transferring to another scheduled class date or receiving a full refund.