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You've taken a basic boating course and just passed your first boaters exam. Now you're thinking about taking the next step by signing up for an advanced boating course. After all, the more you know, the safer and more prepared you'll be for any unexpected circumstances that might arise.
There are literally dozens of reasons to take an advanced boater safety course. While the subject matter of each advanced boating course may be different depending on the type of course and administrator, these are a few examples.
Not sure if you need to take a boaters safety course or if you need a boating license to operate a boat in your state? Check your state's specific boating safety requirements to make sure you are following the legal guidelines that have been set for your area.
Debbie Hanson is an outdoor writer, blogger, and avid angler who has written articles on fishing and boating for publications such as USA Today Hunt & Fish and Game & Fish Magazine. She is a member of the Florida Outdoor Writers Association. Visit her personal blog at shefishes2.com and follow her on Twitter at @shefishes2.
The largemouth bass is the most popular freshwater game fish.
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