DYC Training Opportunities
Once you leave any creek or inlet in Virginia and enter the Potomac River you are entering Maryland and have to follow Maryland Laws. PWC use age is different in Maryland and Virginia so make sure you are legal.
Boater education certification has become a requirement:
- In DC everyone.
- In Maryland everyone born after 1972.
- In Virginia everyone using PWC or motorboat with 10hp or greater engine. Code of Virginia 29.1-700 states: '"Motorboat" means any vessel propelled by machinery whether or not the machinery is the principal source of propulsion.' which includes Sailboats with outboards or inboards.
The following course will meet the requirement:
Virginia's Boater Safety Education Program