U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary boating course webinar

Recreational boating statistics show that people who have taken boating safety courses are less likely to be involved in boating mishaps. Become a better mariner. Learn from Auxiliarists who are experienced boaters, have trained with the Coast Guard, and conduct safety patrols to assist boaters.

On Wednesday and Thursday, March 3 and 4, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. each night, a two-session webinar, “Suddenly in Command” will be held on Zoom.

This course is intended to help you have a more enjoyable experience on coastal waters. Safe boating requires planning and preparation as well as careful operation. Steps to take to minimize boating problems and basic emergency procedures are covered. Topics include pre-underway planning, developing situational awareness, understanding how boats handle, VHF radio introduction including how to get help in an emergency, Coast Guard required safety equipment and regulations, and accident assessment and reporting.

To register, call 633-4748 or email davidbeastwood@gmail.com

Registrations must be received by Tuesday, Feb. 24 in order for materials to be sent to participants. Late registration is possible if you can make arrangements to pick up the reference materials. Cost of the the course is $25.

Event Date: 

Wed, 03/03/2021 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Thu, 03/04/2021 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm