Basic Boating Safety Course Offered at St. Francis Community Center

St. Francis Community Center
4700 Long Beach Blvd., Brant Beach, NJ 08008

Registration is open for a Basic Boating Safety Course.

The NJ State Police Certification Course for Basic Boating Safety will consist of a total of 8 hours of lecture and video with homework and a test.

This class will prepare and certify you to operate a motor boat or a personal watercraft vessel in NJ. Certified operators ages 13-15 may operate vessels with up a 1 hp motor. However, if the vessel is over 12-feet long, then motor may be up to 9.9 hp. Certified operators ages 16 and older may operate any motor boat or personal watercraft. Workbooks provided.

Registration is $85 and classes are forming now. Registration information can be found online at or call the front desk at 609-494-8861.