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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.

 TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • 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 (depending on dates): 

Eagle Harbor Community Church, 105 Winslow Way, Bainbridge Island

Strawberry Hill Park, 7666 High School Road, NE, Bainbridge Island

Waterfront Park Community Center, 370 Brien Dr., Bainbridge Island 

 Time:       Arrive 7:45am

Class: 8am to 5pm

One hour for lunch

½ hour test

 Cost: $35 per person

Includes the Course Book,

Test and Certificate of Completion

2016 Course Dates:

Mar 12    Eagle Harbor Community Church

Apr 9      Eagle Harbor Community Church

Aug 13    Eagle Harbor Community Church

Jun 11    Strawberry Hill Park

Oct 22    Eagle Harbor Community Church

Dec 3      Strawberry Hill Park  

For information please call:

Grant Winther: gawsail@sounddsl.com or 206-842-5862 or

Loretta Rindal: 360-779-1657 


To find boating classes in other areas

 

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