MAY Drive a Boat

In preparation for our trip to Florida, I thought it might come in handy to be licensed to drive a boat. In Canada that means obtaining a “Pleasure Craft Operator Card” which is considered “proof of competency.” Its a required 3 hour course, then a 50 question online test which you have to get at least 75% on. If you fail the quiz at the end of each chapter in the course, or fail the test, you have to start again. It costs $50 and re-tries are free. You never have to set foot in a boat to do the test.
I got my canadian Boating License!
So I passed, which means I have permission to drive a boat, and in theory know the signals and right-of-way rules, but this does not mean I can drive a boat. Perhaps we’ll find out in Florida…