You can find practice boating exams with answers on websites such as AceBoater.com and BoaterExam.com. State-specific practice exams are available on sites set up by individual states; valid practice tests have questions approved by the U.S. Coast Guard, the National Association of Boating Law Administrators and the appropriate state oversight organizations. New York state's BoatCourse.com provides practice exam questions with the correct answers marked in red after each question.
BoaterExam.com offers practice tests that adhere to guidelines for each state and for Canada. Exams link to free practice courses that present information in traditional formats; it also includes multimedia learning tools and detailed illustrations and diagrams. Students pay for practice exams once they pass the test. The exams on this site have approval from state licensing agencies and from the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators.
AceBoater.com offers state-specific online courses and exams for boating certification in many states. Its course and exam materials have approval from the NASBLA. The organization only charges students when they become certified. It offers unlimited chances for students to retake exams free of charge.
Tennessee's Boat Ed provides state exam study guides to assist students, in addition to online courses and certification exams. The U.S. Coast Guard offers a free online boating safety test at USPS.org. The correct answer pops up after the student answers each question and includes a detailed explanation of why the answer is right.