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Important Notice: Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall

Kidde has recalled Fire Extinguishers with Plastic Handles Due to Failure to Discharge and Nozzle Detachment.  One death has been reported. Click this link for more details: Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall


Suddenly In Command

April 28, 2018 - Suddenly In Command Class at Tri-community Firehouse, 200 Saints Delight Church Rd., New Bern, NC 28560, 1:00pm - 5:00pm. This boating safety primer is designed for those not generally at the helm and will help you to "be prepared" with the basics in the event of an emergency.  Fee for this class is $20.00.  Workbook is included.  Spouses and boating guests are encouraged to take this class.  Contact David Fort at dbfort@gmail.com or (252)672-1653 to register for this class.


Navigating Local Waters Class

April 28, 2018 - Navigating Local Waters Class at Tri-community Firehouse, 200 Saints Delight Church Rd., New Bern, NC 28560, 9:00am - 12:00pm.  You will learn valuable information every boater on the Trent and Lower Neuse Rivers, Pamlico, OBX and the ICW needs to know.  This class covers many important topics including, Local hazards to navigation, local anchorages, marinas, charting, aids to navigation, available gas and restaurants, GPS, bridge opening and closing schedules, what makes our local rivers, creeks and wind tides unique and so much more.  The fee for this class is $10.00.  Contact David Fort at dbfort@gmail.com or (252)672-1653 to register for this class.


May Monthly Meeting

May 3, 2018 - Flotilla Monthly Meeting at University of Mt. Olive - 2912 Trent Rd., New Bern, NC 28562.  Meeting starts at 1900 (7:00pm).  Prospective members are welcome.  Member training to be determined.


MCAS Cherry Point Air Show

May 4 - 6, 2018 - Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point Air Show, at MCAS Cherry Point, Havelock,  NC 28533. Gates open Friday, May 4th at 1700 (5:00pm). On Saturday, May 5th and Sunday, May 6th, Gates open at 0800 (8:00am). The air show promises hours of great entertainment for the whole family. Stop by and meet us at our booth during the events, where you will find a plethora of boating safety information provided, there are games for children, you can sign up to take our Classes, sign up for a Vessel Safety Inspection, and sign up to Become A Member of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary.


Navigating Local Waters Class

May 11, 2018 - Navigating Local Waters Class for the Fairfield Harbour Yacht Club. Time and Location TBD.  You will learn valuable information every boater on the Trent and Lower Neuse Rivers, Pamlico, OBX, and the ICW needs to know. This class covers many important topics including, local hazards to navigation, local anchorages, marinas, charting, aids to navigation, available gas and restaurants, GPS, bridge opening and closing schedules, what makes our local rivers, creeks and wind tides unique and so much more.


Farmers Market New Bern

May 12, 2018 - Farmers Market, at the corner of South Front St. and Hancock St., New Bern, NC 28560, from 8:00am - 2:00pm.  Stop by to learn about recreational boating and water safety.  Sign up to take our Classes, sign up for a Free Vessel Safety Inspection, there will be games for children and you can sign up to join us and Become A Member of the USCG Auxiliary.


National Safe Boating Week

May 19 - May 25, 2018 - National Safe Boating Week.  Although, the 2018 National Safe Boating campaign begins on May 19th, it is a year round commitment throughout the U.S. and Canada. Many thousands of people would be alive today, if they had simply worn a life jacket. Boat Smart. Boat Safe. Wear It.


June Monthly Meeting

June 7, 2018 - Flotilla Monthly Meeting at University of Mt. Olive - 2912 Trent Rd., New Bern, NC 28562.  Meeting starts at 1900 (7:00pm). Prospective members are welcome.


The Great Trent River Raft Race

June 23, 2018 - The Great Trent River Raft Race at Union Point, New Bern, NC. Music starts at 11:00am and Racing starts at Noon (Rain or Shine). This promises to be a great day of racing, music and family fun along the banks of the Trent River. Stop by, meet us at our booth, where you will find an abundance of boating safety information, there are games for children, you can sign up to take our Classes, sign up for a Vessel Safety Inspection and sign up to become a member of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. Trailer for The Great Trent River Raft Race


Bridgeton Blueberry Festival

June 2018 - Bridgeton Blueberry Festival - Bridgeton Harbor, 1101 B St., Bridgeton, NC.  Dates are not yet confirmed.  Will inform once this festival is scheduled.


July Annual Flotilla Picnic

July 5, 2018 - Flotilla Monthly Meeting and annual Flotilla Picnic.  Time and location TBD.


August Monthly Meeting

August 2, 2018 - Flotilla Monthly Meeting at University of Mt. Olive, 2912 Trent Rd., New Bern, NC 28562. Meeting starts at 1900 (7:00pm). Prospective members are welcome.


MumFest 2018

October 12 - 14, 2018 - MumFest - in beautiful and historic downtown New Bern and it's waterfront, 210 E. Front St., New Bern, NC. The award winning New Bern MumFest is among the finest festivals in North Carolina. Entrance is Free and it is always great fun for all ages. Stop by our tent during the festival and meet us. We will supply you with an abundance of boating safety information, there are games to play, you can sign up to take our Classes, sign up for a Vessel Safety Inspection and Sign up to become a member of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary.