Boating Safety class to be held in May

By on March 14, 2021

OBX US Coast Guard Auxiliary presents: “About Boating Safely.”  A boating class you can’t afford to miss.  A new 4 session Virtual Zoom class starting May 12, 2021

This course satisfies NC boat operator education requirements

  • 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.                                               

All classes taught by certified Coast Guard Auxiliary Instructors.

Tuition $20 per person.  includes textbook and all materials.

  • 4 sessions on the following dates:  5/12, 13, 19, 20
  • Each session is approximately two hours from 7 PM – 9 PM
  • Location : Zoom link will be e-mailed to each participant prior to the session

To enroll or ask questions, contact Jack Horst    Email:  Phone: 609-504-4312


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