Boating safety courses
East Hartford - posted Jan, 18 2013
Goodwin College and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer classes in About Boating Safely between February and May. This 8-hour-long, beginner boating class can be used to obtain a Connecticut Safe Boating Certificate, which anyone 16 or older must obtain to legally operate any size boat with a motor in Connecticut waters. The one-day classes will take place two Saturdays a month at Goodwin College, Room 311, Main Building, 1 Riverside Drive, East Hartford. Classes will run 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Feb. 9 and 23, March 9 and 23, April 12 and 27, May 11 and 25. Course textbooks will be provided. Students should bring a lunch, pencil and pen. Those who successfully finish will receive a U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Certificate of Completion. The cost is $75 for individuals, $65 for each additional family member taking the class at the same time and $45 for students and faculty of Goodwin College with identification. Topics include: Introduction to Boating; Boating Law; Boat Safety Equipment; Safe Boating; Navigation Boating Problems; Trailering, Storing and Protecting Your Boat; navigating rivers and other boating tips. Pre-registration is required. Call 860-537-5222 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.