Boating Skills Class
Boating Skills and Seamanship Course. Many insurance companies will offer discounts on boat insurance to individuals who successfully complete this course. Individuals who successfully complete the course and exam are awarded certificates and cards.
Both the novice and the experienced boater will benefit from lessons in boating terminology, boat equipment, boat handling, boat trailering, lake boating, rules of the road, navigation, medical/safety awareness, weather, engines, radios, and how to read a chart, buy a boat, tie a knot and call in a mayday.
Course will be held at USCG Auxiliary, 80 Middle St., Fairhaven, Mass., beginning on Mon., 2/26, from 7–9 p.m., for 13 weeks ((Feb. 26, Mar 5, 12, 19, 26, Apr 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21). For boaters, sailors, fishermen, personal watercraft operators. Final Exam and Graduation May 21, 2018
Cost: $45 for course materials (book and chart) Register online at http://a0130605.uscgaux.info
Boating Safety Course
Need Your Boating Education Certificate? The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 65 is proud to offer About Boating Safely. This boat safety course is designed to be an introductory course to meet the boating education needs of recreational boaters.
This course will satisfy state requirements for mandatory boater education needed to obtain a boat license or safety certification.
Many boat insurance companies will offer discounts on boating insurance to boaters who successfully complete About Boating Safely.
This course includes a wide variety of information: General information about boats and maintenance; information on preparing for safe and enjoyable outings; Navigation rules and aids to navigation; Guidelines for operating your boat or Personal Watercraft (PWC); What to do in case of boating emergencies; State-specific laws and regulations you must follow
When: Sat., 3/31, from 8 a.m.–4 p.m. Cost: Course materials $45.00
Where: U.S.C.G. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 65, 80 Middle Street, Fairhaven, Mass. Register online at http:// a0130605.uscgaux.info/publiced.html
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