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 070-06-01
Homestead, FL

Course: Boat America
Start Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2023
End Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2023
Days: Monday to Thursday
Hours: 7:30 PM  –  9:10 PM
Duration: 4 Days - 90 Minute Sessions
Location: Monica Burguera Foundation- Virtual Online Class
3750 West Flagler Street
Virtual Class - Online Using Zoom
Miami,  FL  33134
Contact: Henry Cespedes
(305) 519-4610
Course Cost: Free - No charge
Website: Click for additional information.
Register: Click to visit registration site
Comments: This is online using ZOOM.

Posted: Fri, 21 Oct 2022

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