Welcome to the Division 2, District 13 Web Site
Division 2 is taking the lead on coordinating the Auxiliary's information booth at the Boat Show.
See our Boat Show information page to find out what you need to know to volunteer--signup tutorial, uniforms (Tropical Blue), parking, directions and other information.
Please sign up early (and often) so you don't miss out on this opportunity to work with the boating and want-to-boat public!
*** Sign up as a watch stander here. *** (external site)
Division 2 Member Training
Check out the Division 2 Member Training Page for a current list of classes and other opportunities.
Member Training currently scheduled in the Division is....
11 February - 1 Hour Annual TCT Refresher - 0830 to 0930 in the Bear Room at Pier 36. This annual refresher is required of all operational members (and Food Service Workers) in the years you do not take the 4 hour classes (offered on 12 Feb - see below).
11 February OPTREX (Operational Training Exercise) The classroom and hands on portion will cover the following tentative agenda items:
- Annual OPS workshop Sector / Station Seattle - OPS update
- In the water dry suit test (at the small boat station)
- SAR Patterns refresher
- New QE program - how it affects Coxswain and Crew requalifications
- ICS refresher
12 February - 4 Hour Team Coordination Training Course will run from 1300 to 1700 at the Coast Guard Base, probably in the Bear Room at Pier 36. This course is required every 5 years for all operational members (on every two years for QEs and Food Service Workers). TCT is how we function as a crew and how we evaluate and mitigate the hazards we encounter while underway.
4 Mar - New Member Orientation - 1330 to 1630 at the Northgate Branch, Seattle Public Library, 10548 Fifth Ave N.E. in Seattle. See the sign up page at this off site location for additional information and to sign up. If you are a prospective member working through the application process, a new member who just got their member number or a long term member who wants to "catch up" you should attend this class.
POSSIBLY COMING IN THE SPRING - the new AUXWEA
CLICK ON THIS LINK TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE DIVISION 2 MEMBER TRAINING CLASSES AND TO SIGN UP FOR THE CLASSES (off site).
Updated 8 Jan 17
Boating Education Classes
Interested in taking a boating education class? Want to meet the requirements of the Washington Boater Education law (required by everyone 59 or younger in 2014), or find out more about boating safety or boating education in general?
Use our handy class finder!
Members--use the class finder if you are interested in helping teach, if you need a class to become Basically Qualified (BQ) or to meet the basic boating education requirements of the Boat Crew Program.
Vessel Safety Checks
Get a free Vessel Safety Check - a qualified Auxiliarst will check your boat for compliance with the applicable federal and state requirements in this free program. This isn't a law enforcement action - the examiner can't report any problems to law enforcement. Be safe, get a Vessel Safety Check and display the sticker proudly!
If you are in the Seattle area, fill out this form to request an appointment to have a local examiner contact you. If you are out of the Seattle area, use the national Vessel Examiner locator to find an examiner near you.
2017 Division Bridge
|Division Commander, Karen McKeag||Division Vice Commander, Steve LuQuire|
Have fun, be safe, and think about joining us!