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Sail boats, canoes, and row boats! Earn your Certificate of Personal Watercraft Operation (CPWO) to operate any recreational vessel, including a Jet Ski.
Become certified to operate a recreational vessel with this complete and basic, safe boating certification course taught in one 8-hour day. Successful completion will allow the student to obtain a Connecticut Certificate of Personal Watercraft Operation, which enables them to operate recreational vessels up to 65 feet in length, including Jet Skis. This course is approved by the State, NASBLA, and recognized by the US Coast Guard. An easy to understand classroom format is designed for students ages 10 and over. Our state certified instructors have many years of experience and are ready to make learning both fun and easy! Topics include: Choosing the right boat, equipment requirements, state boating laws, safety regulations, navigation rules, buoy systems, tailoring, safe fueling, weather, accident prevention, special topics, and much more! All students receive an official diploma and state certificate application upon successful completion of the course.