Canoes & Kayaks

Introduction Thumbnail
Preparations Thumbnail
Life Jackets Thumbnail
Life Jackets
Safety Guidelines Thumbnail
Safety Guidelines
Rules of the Road Thumbnail
"Rules of the Road"
Aides to Navigation Thumbnail
Aides to Navigation
Strainers Thumbnail
Capsizing Thumbnail
Proper Conduct Thumbnail
Proper Conduct
Boating Under the Influence Thumbnail
Boating Under the Influence
Conclusion Thumbnail

Learn about key safety measures you should take to enjoy a safe experience on the water when you rent a canoe or kayak.

In just 16 minutes of viewing time, you'll be equipped with basic information regarding preparations, safety guidelines, rules of the road, navigation, and more! Don't forget to also take our ten question assessment to see how much you learned.

Personal Watercraft Test

Be sure to watch all the videos above before begining the assessment.


  1. Which of the following statements is incorrect as it pertains to your role as a PWC operator?

  2. Which of the following statements is not true about lifejacket wear while operating or riding a PWC?

  3. Before starting the engine, what action should you take as the PWC operator ?

  4. The throttle on a PWC controls your:

  5. Which of the following is considered correct and safe operation of a PWC?

  6. PWC Operation is safe and acceptable in which of the following conditions:

  7. It’s strongly recommended to wear protective clothing such as a wet suit or a wet suit bottom while operating the PWC for the following reason:

  8. Regarding children and PWC’s, which of the following statements is incorrect?

  9. If you capsize in open water, it is recommended to swim to the rear of the PWC to turn it upright. When doing so, the following procedure is recommended:

  10. Which of the following is an example of safe and responsible PWC operation?