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 070-03-06
Boca Raton, FL

Course: Boat America
Start Date: Sat, 17 Jun 2023
Hours: 9:00 AM  –  5:00 PM
Duration: 8 Hours
Lessons: 1
Location: Spanish River Park Hq Bldg
3939 N. Ocean Blvd
Boca Raton,  FL  33431
Contact: Stuart Oliver
(561) 391-3600
Course Cost: $35 (teens $5)
Register By: Sun, 11 Jun 2023
Register: Click to visit registration site
Comments: Bring lunch, beverages.

Posted: Sun, 08 Jan 2023

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