Public Education Course Flyer: Boat America

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Boat America is a boating certificate class that offers an in-depth and interesting boating safety course, and provides the knowledge needed to obtain a boating certificate.

Some insurance companies will also offer discounts on boating insurance to boaters who successfully complete this course.


  • Introduction to Boating – Types of power boats, boating vocabulary, sailboats, paddle boats, powering boats, and engine types.
  • Boating Law – Boat registration, regulations, hull identification numbers, required safety equipment, Federal boating law, state boating law, and reporting accidents.
  • Safety Equipment – Life jackets, fire extinguishers, sound-producing devices, visual distress signals, anchors, and other safety equipment.
  • Safe Operation and Navigation – Buoys and beacons, aids to navigation, navigation rules, docking, and the dangers of alcohol on the water.
  • Boating Emergencies – Hypothermia, boating accidents, man overboard, capsizing, emergency radio calls, carbon monoxide dangers, and weather.
  • Trailering – Types of trailers, lights, hitches, towing a trailer.
  • Sports and Boating – Water-skiing, hunting and hunting gear, PWC operation, and other boating tips.

Presented by Flotilla 070-09-06
Wiggins Pass, FL

Course: Boat America
Start Date: Sat, 09 Mar 2024
End Date: Sat, 09 Mar 2024
Hours: 9:00 AM  –  4:30 PM
Duration: 1 Day
Lessons: 1
Location: Flotilla 96
13531 Vanderbilt Drive
Naples,  FL  34110
Contact: Sean E. Hunt
(603) 686-1378
Course Cost: $35 (Pay at event)
Register By: Wed, 06 Mar 2024
Register: Click to visit registration site
Comments: This is a NASBLA certified course that will lead to a Safe Boating Card that is valid in all 50 states, taught by U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary certified instructors. A course textbook is provided.

Posted: Tue, 21 Nov 2023

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