UNITED STATES COAST GUARD AUXILIARY Flotilla 48-North Kitsap presents ...
ABOUT BOATING SAFELY
This is an eight-hour introductory course for the new boater, those thinking of buying a boat and for those boaters that need the Boater’s Education Card. A wide range of topics are covered to help all boaters, experienced or inexperienced, to become safer and more knowledgeable. This course meets the mandatory boater education requirements of the State of Washington for the Boater Education Card.
Boat types/characteristics/sail/power Aids to Navigation & Chart reading
Safety equipment Anchoring/Docking
Trailering Your Boat Boating worries & concerns
Boat Engines Mooring your boat
Navigating Puget Sound Favorite Mariner’s Knots
Situational Awareness Risk Management
AND MUCH MORE !!!!!!!! PLUS IT IS FUN
This course is sanctioned by the United States Coast Guard and the State of Washington. Instructors are members of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary. Successful completion of this course will, in most cases, result in reduced boat insurance rates and allows you to become eligible for the State of Washington Mandatory Boater Education Card.
Location: Waterfront Park Community Center, Bainbridge Island; 370 Brien Dr.
Time: Registration 7:45am
Class: 8am to 5pm
One hour for lunch
½ hour test
Cost: $35 per person/$50 per family
Includes the Course Book,
Test and Certificate of Completion
Directions: From Agate Pass Bridge
West on 305
Right at Winslow Way (signal at ferry)
Left at Bjune Dr. SE 0.1 mile
Curve around to the right
Left at Brien to the big white building on left
2013 Course Dates: