(B)"All residents of Suffolk County operating a pleasure vessel upon the waters of Suffolk County shall maintain their boating safety certificate on board their vessel during all periods of operation."Read the official Suffolk County Boating Safety Law (PDF format)
Intent: "The purpose of this law is to require all Suffolk County boaters to receive boating safety instruction."*** Keep in mind that online boating coarse's are not acceptable. The Boating Safety Law as it read from the Suffolk Safer Waterways Act.
Anyone who is at least 10 years old but not yet 18 years old, who wants to operate a powerboat without adult supervision. Children under the age of 10 may never operate a motorboat without an adult onboard.
Apply for a Boating Course Replacement Certificate