Boating Course offered July 30 in Foley
The Perdido Bay Power Squadron, a unit of the United States Power Squadrons, is offering the premier boating safety education class, America’s Boating Course on Saturday, July 30 from 9 a.m. ‘til 5:30 p.m. at the Coleman Factory Outlet store located at 1705 McKenzie St. in Foley. Cost is $50 for materials and lunch.
Instruction is provided at no cost by certified instructors from the Perdido Bay Power Squadron. A 265 page student manual, graduation certificate, and copies of federal and state rules comprise student materials. Two persons in the same household may share a single book. For those sharing a book there is an $8 charge for the additional lunch. The course addresses boating rules of the road, safety measures, and boat handling among others. Classes are limited to 20 students. Minimum age is 12, and those under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Successful completion of the course meets educational requirements in the state of Alabama, as well as several other states, for obtaining operator licenses. Register and buy student materials at the Coleman Outlet or Bluewater Ship‘s Store. Make checks payable to Perdido Bay Power Squadron.