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DEP continues to focus on staff and visitor safety. Staff, volunteers and visitors are asked to observe social distancing recommendations, such as staying 6 ft. away from others, avoiding groups and wearing a mask or facial covering when in public. As parks continue to offer visitors experiences and amenities, DEP will be taking measures to ensure the protection of…

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Boat Ed® | Official Boating License and Boater Safety Courses

Boating Safety Saves Lives In the United States, more than 40 states have educational requirements for operating a boat or PWC on state waters. In Canada, all provinces have educational requirements for operating pleasure craft. Boating safety is a concern for everyone on the water. Boaters can keep themselves and their passengers safe by learning…

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Florida Boating Laws and Regulations

Florida Boating Safety Requirements Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs aka Life Jackets) The State of Florida requires one wearable Type I, II, III, or V PFD for each person aboard any vessel. Ensure PFDs are readily accessible. At least one Type IV (throwable device) PFD must be kept on board any vessel 16 feet or longer.…

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Indian River County – Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles

Seleccione aquí para EspañolService Centers in Indian River CountyDriver License and Motor Vehicle Service CentersFor current motorist services fees please see the fee schedule.Driver License (DL) Services OnlyDriver licenses, ID cards, reinstatements, written and skills exams.Dual Service CentersDriver License (DL) & Motor Vehicle (MV) services at one location.Motor Vehicle (MV) Services OnlyVehicles, trailers, vessels, mobile homes,…

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Palm Beach County – Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles

Service Centers in Palm Beach CountyDriver License and Motor Vehicle Service CentersFor current motorist services fees please see the fee schedule.Driver License (DL) Services OnlyDriver licenses, ID cards, reinstatements, written and skills exams.Dual Service CentersDriver License (DL) & Motor Vehicle (MV) services at one location.Motor Vehicle (MV) Services OnlyVehicles, trailers, vessels, mobile homes, specialty tags and…

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BoatUS Foundation

Safe – Smart – Clean The BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water is an innovative leader promoting safe, clean and responsible boating. The Foundation provides educational outreach directly to boaters and supports partner organizations nationwide. With millions of boaters on the water, our aim is to reduce accidents and fatalities, increase stewardship of…

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Florida day cruises & Boat Tours

Sail away into the sunset on one of Florida’s many boat cruises and tours.   By Erin Carter After spending a long, hot day at the beach, taking in Florida’s mansions and other shoreline vistas from a deck chair could be the perfect recipe for Florida day cruises.  St. Augustine Scenic Cruises – scenic-cruise.comSt. AugustineRelax…

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Florida Boating License & Fastest FL Boater Safety Course

The Boating Safety Education I.D. Card The Boating Safety Education I.D. Card (often referred to as “Florida boating License” or “Florida Boater Education Card”) is proof that you have successfully completed all state-mandated boater education requirements. Vessel operators who are required to have a Boating Safety Education I.D. Card must carry their card on board…

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Florida Boating Course | Online Boat Safety Course

Who needs a boater safety education card in Florida?Florida Boating Safety Educational Requirements were updated January 1, 2010. This update requires boat operators who were born on or after January 1, 1988 to obtain a Florida Boating Safety Education Identification Card in order to operate a motorboat with ten horsepower or more.The requirements to take…

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Florida Boat Registration Instructions | DMV.ORG

Introduction Navigating a vessel on Florida’s public waters requires more than a boat and sailor’s cap. Depending on your type of vessel, you may first need to title register it with the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV). Below you’ll find information on Florida boat title and registration laws, as well details…