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Boating Safety Training with US Coast Guard Auxiliary

May 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

U.S. Coast Guard Boating Safety (Credit: USCG)

Boating Safety Training is sponsored by the US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 56. During the training, you’ll learn:

  • Know your boat – parts of the boat and terminology.
  • Before you get underway- know before you go, float plans, fueling, trailering,
    launching and retrieving.
  • Navigating the waterways– navigation rules, night navigation & lights,
    navigation aids, anchoring, locks & dams.
  • Operating your vessel safely- Loading, trimming, handling, steering, docking,
    casting off, anchoring, PWC operations, environmental concerns and courtesy on
    the water.
  • Legal Requirements – ages to operate, registration, safety, state laws.
  • Boating Emergencies, What to do- risk management, boating accidents,
    personal injuries, weather emergencies, getting help and helping others.

$20 first family member; $10 each additional member; high school age students = free

Individuals who successfully complete class and pass the exam are awarded certificates and will receive a Florida State Boater’s ID card.

PLEASE REGISTER BY CONTACTING: Tom McCarty @ 401-523-2925 or email Tgm.uscgaux@gmail.com.

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May 20
9:00 am - 5:00 pm


American Legion Post 39
1535 Old Dixie Hwy
Vero Beach, FL 32960 United States
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