Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Boater Education Course

Boat transiting

Credit: Will Benson

Boaters beware: Florida Keys waters are tricky!

Learn how to protect yourself, your vessel and the unique Florida Keys marine environment.

This free, voluntary course teaches you about the natural and historical resources within the sanctuary, offers strategies for responsible boating and stewardship, and highlights relevant sanctuary rules and regulations. The 30-to-45 minute course complements existing safe boating courses. A certificate of completion is provided.

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The Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Boater Education Course was developed in partnership with Indiana University’s Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands with funding through a Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Water Quality Protection Program Special Studies grant administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Additional partnership support was provided by the National Parks Conservation Association.