The United States Coastguard Auxiliary is offering an eight-hour introductory course for the new boater, those thinking of buying a boat and for those boaters that need the Boater’s Education Card. A wide range of topics are covered to help all boaters, experienced or inexperienced, to become safer and more knowledgeable. This course meets the mandatory boater education requirements of the State of Washington for the Boater Education Card.
Boat types/characteristics/sail/power Aids to Navigation & Chart reading
Safety equipment Anchoring/Docking
Trailering Your Boat Boating worries & concerns
Boat Engines Mooring your boat
Navigating Puget Sound Favorite Mariner’s Knots
Situational Awareness Risk Management
This course is sanctioned by the United States Coast Guard and the State of Washington. Instructors are members of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary. Successful completion of this course will, in most cases, result in reduced boat insurance rates and allows you to become eligible for the State of Washington Mandatory Boater Education Card.
Location: Eagle Harbor Congregational Church at 105 Winslow Way, Bainbridge Island
Time: Please arrive at 7:45am; Class: 8am to 5pm; One hour for lunch; ½ hour test
Cost: $35 per person / $50 per family which includes the Course Book (shared by family) and Test and Certificate of Completion
NEXT COURSE: MARCH 12, 2016
TO REGISTER PLEASE CALL:
LORETT ARINDAL 360-779-1657 or GRANT WINTHER 206-842-5862