(1)ORS 830.092 (Exemption from requirement to obtain boating safety education card) (4) states that non-resident boaters will be exempt from carrying an Oregon boating safety education card if the non-resident operator holds a boating safety education card, certificate or document approved by NASBLA from the state of residency and has the card, certificate or document in the person’s possession while operating a motorized boat in Oregon waters. This exemption applies to non-residents age 12 and older. No one age 11 and under, regardless of residency, may operate a power boat of any horsepower.
(2)In addition to the exemptions granted in ORS 830.092 (Exemption from requirement to obtain boating safety education card):
(a)A person operating a seaplane with a valid license issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and a seaplane endorsement is not required to carry a boating safety education card. Seaplane pilots must possess a boating safety education card to operate a recreational boat;
(b)A person operating a motorboat in an authorized competitive marine event on a course authorized by the Marine Board or the Unites States Coast Guard, or engaged in practicing for a competitive power boat race on such a course, is not required to carry a boating safety education card.
Rule 250-018-0080 — Exemptions,