Alex Hinson Boating Education Coordinator
Download the Arkansas Boating Law Handbook
Anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1986, and of legal age to operate a motorboat or sailboat, must have successfully completed an approved AGFC Boating Education Course and carry proof while operating a motorboat or sailboat on Arkansas water.
Free Instructor-led Classes
The traditional method is an instructor-led class. These classes may be a couple of hours each night for three to four nights or a full-day Saturday class.
Boat Arkansas ($24.50 fee)
Boat Arkansas is the official online course of the AGFC. Study at home, then take the in-person exam at an AGFC testing site to receive your Arkansas Boating Education Certificate.