Do you need a Licence for a Jet Ski in Qld?

Do you need a license to drive a jet ski in Australia?

You must have a personal watercraft (PWC) driving licence to drive a PWC at any speed. A PWC is a vessel with a fully enclosed hull that may be driven standing up, lying down, sitting astride or kneeling, and includes jet powered surfboards and jetskis.

What is the fine for driving a boat unlicensed?

What is the fine for operating a boat without a license? There is a is $250 fine for not having the Pleasure Craft Operator Card (commonly called a boating license).

How much does it cost to get a PWC license?

(effective 1 April 2021)

Item Boat PWC
1 year licence $63 $192
1 year concession licence or persons aged under 16 years $32 $96
3 year licence $169 $419
3 year concession or persons aged under 16 years $85 $210

Can a 13 year old drive a boat in Qld?

In Queensland, to operate a boat with an engine with power of more than 4.5kW drivers need to be 16 years or older.

Do I lose my boat licence when I lose my car licence Qld?

In other words, just because your driver’s licence has been disqualified or cancelled, a boat licence also held under the same combined licence is not necessarily effected. The same is a true for a disqualification of your boat licence. It does not automatically effect your driver’s licence.

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How long does it take to get a boating license?

Taking a Boating License Course

The BoatUS Foundation offers free boating license courses for 35 states. The online course is designed to take about three hours to complete, and is set up in sections or chapters.