Boating classes winter 2013

Feb 01, 2013

Boaters, take a boating course from the Coast Guard Auxiliary to prepare for boating in 2013. The Edmonds Flotilla 12 will be teaching the following public boating courses this winter:

WEEKEND NAVIGATOR: 11-week course, 7 - 9:30 p.m. beginning Feb. 12.  Learn how to: read a chart; use buoys and markers; work with currents and tides (specific to Pacific NW); use your electronic chartplotter and plot routes (on paper & electronic charts); understand AIS; use your radar. This class will prepare you to navigate safely for anything from day trips to longer range cruising.

BOATING SKILLS AND SEAMANSHIP: 12-week course, 7 - 9 p.m., beginning Feb. 14.  This class covers all aspects of boating, and is good for both novice and experienced boaters. In addition, it meets the educational requirements for the WA. State Boaters Card.

AMERICA'S BOATING SAFETY COURSE: This is a one-day eight hour class that with completion meets the educational requirements for the Washington State Boaters Card. This card is required if you are or will be age 50, or older than age 12 in 2013 and operating a power boat of 15 hp or more. These classes will be held Mar. 23, April 20 and May 18.

Classes will be taught at Chuck Olson Chevrolet Auxiliary classroom, 17037 Aurora Ave N, Shoreline.

Questions: email or contact Korky Heryla, CG Auxiliary 425-483-9684.


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