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 070-05-04
Delray - Boynton Beach, FL

Course: Boat America
Start Date: Sat, 25 Nov 2023
Hours: 8:00 AM  –  4:00 PM
Duration: 8 Hours
Location: Harvey E. Oyer, Jr. Park
2010 N Federal Hwy
Boynton Beach,  FL  33435
Contact: Chris Fernandez
(305) 778-9640
Course Cost: $20
Register: Click to visit registration site
Comments: Please bring a bagged lunch.

Posted: Tue, 06 Dec 2022

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