Learn About Boat Safety on March 12th, 2016

The United States Coastguard Auxiliary Boat Safety Class

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



LORETT ARINDAL 360-779-1657 or GRANT WINTHER   206-842-5862