Coast Guard Auxiliary safe boating course June 29 in O.B.

Coast Guard Auxiliary safe boating course June 29 in O.B.
Course meets AL. educational requirement for a boating license

The Alabama South Coast flotilla of the U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will conduct a safe boating class Saturday, June 29, at the Orange Beach Community Center. Successful completion of this course meets the educational requirement needed to obtain a boating license in Alabama and other states. Course topics include practical boating procedures, trailer and ramp safety, safety equipment, boating laws, navigation rules, chart reading and basic navigation, docking techniques, line handling, and fun with knots.
The minimum age for enrollment is 12 years. The course will be from 8 AM to 5 PM. The fee is $35 for an individual and $50 for a couple sharing a course book. Course book, instructional materials, lunch and refreshments provided. Register at or call (251) 284-1461. Information is also available on the Coast Guard Auxiliary web site under “Take a Boating Safety Class.” Classes are also scheduled on August 3 and October 19.

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