Boating Safety Class Information

Earn Your Boater Education Card

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The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary
in collaboration with the Clark County Marine Patrol

"About Boating Safely" 

Bring friends, family and children 12 or over for a day of learning and earn your required Washington or Oregon Boater Education Card. This course is State Mandatory Boat Operator NASBLA approved.

Topics include: Introduction to Boating; Boating Law, Boat Safety Equipment; Safe Boating; Navigation; Boating Problems; Trailering, Storing and Protecting Your Boat; Hunting and Fishing, Water-skiing and River Boating. Courses are taught at the Clark County Public Works Conference Center RM B1, 4700 NE 78th St, Vancouver, WA 98665. Cost is $10.00. Class starts at 8:30 AM. More course information.

To Register: Call (360) 609-2630 or (360) 574-5044, email or complete one of the following online registration forms.

 Registration for About Boating Safely Class on 10/27/2018 (this date only)

 Registration for About Boating Safely Class on 01/26/2019 (this date only)


Other Boating Classes

VHF Marine Radio Class

Covers law, operation, types of radios, who needs a license and protocol

Registration for VHF Marine Radio Class on 10/27/2018 (this date only)

How to Read a Nautical Chart

This course will provide the navigator with the knowledge to interpret chart contents to navigate safely to their destination and return to port.

Registration for How to Read a Nautical Chart Class 10/27/2018 (this date only) 

Boat and Trailer Maintenance

This workshop covers common preventative maintenance tasks for your boat and trailer.

Registration for Boat and Trailer Maintenance TBD

For more information on these classes call (360) 609-2630 or (360) 574-5044, email