About Boating Safely
6 p.m. 8 p.m. Courses & Instruction
Introduction to Boating- Types of power boats; sailboats; outboards; different uses of boats, and family boating basics.
Boating Law- Boat registration, boating regulations, hull identification number, required boat safety equipment; operating safely, Federal law, state boating laws.
Boat Safety Equipment- Personal flotation devices, visual-distress signals; dock lines, anchors and anchoring techniques.
Navigation-The U.S. Aids to Navigation system; types of buoys and beacons; navigation rules; right-of-way; avoiding collisions
Boating Problems- Hypothermia; boating accidents and rescues; man overboard recovery; running aground; radio calls; equipment failures
Trailering, Storing and Protecting Your Boat- Types of trailers; towing a trailer; boat launching procedures
This course is offered on Monday and Wednesday evenings from April 7th through April 16th
Members $75, Nonmembers $80