Auxiliary boating course in July

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 7:45am

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will conduct the course, “About Boating Safely,” an introduction to boating, on the following dates --- July 8, 10, 15, and 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. each night – at the USCG Station 166 McKown Point Rd., West Boothbay Harbor.

Topics covered include types of boats, trailering, safety equipment, legal requirements, navigating waterways, and safe operation. The course is approved by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA). Successful completion of an optional exam at the end of the course leads to a certificate. It can be used to show you have taken a boating course which is required to operate a boat in most states and Canada. Many insurance companies offer discounts to those who have the certificate. Cost $60. Checks should be made payable to USCG Flotilla 2-5. Credit cards are not accepted.

To register: call 207-633-4748 or email: