CLEARWATER COAST GUARD AUXILIARY TEACHING BOATING SAFETY CLASSES ONLINE
A New Way to Learn … A New Group of Safe Boaters
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 11-1, with operations based in Clearwater, Fla, will be conducting a “Boat America” boating safety training program designed to appeal to fishing enthusiasts, personal watercraft operators, and all recreational boaters. This is also a great program for prospective boat owners. Topics covered include current boating laws and the environment; safety equipment, both required and optional; safe boat handling; aids to navigation and navigation rules; potential boating problems; how to safely trailer your boat; storing and protecting your boat; and safety guidelines for fishing, water-skiing, and river boating.
Location: Online via Zoom. Because of COVID-19 personal safety issues, all classes during the remainder of 2020 are conducted online. Enjoy the training from the same certified instructors as you would have in the classroom, but delivered via Zoom in the comfort of your home. No commuting to class, no need to get dressed up, all at your convenience.
Times: October’s classes are scheduled on two consecutive weekend mornings: October 24th and 25th and October 31st and November 1st from 9:00am to about 11:30am. The November classes are schedule on four consecutive evenings: November 30th, December 1st, December 2nd and December 3rd from 7:00pm to about 9:30pm.
Costs: All instruction, materials and examinations are included for the cost $40 per participant. This could also be a great gift for your loved ones to learn safe boating.
The National Association of States Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) and Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC) approve this course for content. Successful completion of the “Boat America” course satisfies the requirement in Florida for anyone born after January 1, 1988 to complete a boating safety course if they want to operate a motor vessel. Certificates are awarded to all graduates. The CG Auxiliary teaches the basic rules of safe boating to thousands of students in multi-lesson courses annually.
Please contact your insurance agent for any applicable discounts.
To receive additional information or to register for the program, please contact: the Coast Guard Auxiliary, Clearwater Flotilla, at: www.clwboatingsafety.com or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 727-469-8895. Also, on Facebook at #clearwatercgaux.
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is a uniformed civilian volunteer component of the United States Coast Guard created by an Act of Congress in 1939. The Auxiliary, America’s Volunteer Guardians, supports the Coast Guard in nearly all of the service’s missions.