Coast Guard Auxiliary to Offer Safe Boating Course

A Maryland Safe Boating Course will be offered by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary at the Kent County Public Library on 3 consecutive Saturdays April, 12, 19 and 26, 2014. The course time will be 9:00 am-12:30pm.

Why take a Safe Boating Course?

It is the Law!!! All persons born on or after July 1, 1972, must have in their possession a certificate of boating safety education to operate a numbered or documented vessel (including personal watercraft) legally on Maryland’s public waters. The certificate is valid for the lifetime of the person to whom it is issued.

This beginner boating class will give you the knowledge needed to obtain a boat safety certification that is valid in Maryland and in many other states. Many boat insurance companies will offer discounts on boating insurance to boaters who successfully complete the Safe Boating Course.

What topics will the course include?

  • Introduction to Boating
  • Boating Law
  • Boat Safety Equipment
  • Safe Boating Navigation
  • Boating Trailering
  • Storing and Protecting Your Boat
  • Hunting and Fishing
  • Water-skiing and River Boating

How Do I sign up for the Maryland Safe Boating Course and What is the Cost? To sign up for the course call Gary Lambour 410-778-511. The cost of the course is $25.00 per person payable at the start of the course.