Boater Safety Course

  • When: Monday, May 20, 2013, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Where: Gander Mountain Sports, Champlain Center Malll, Plattsburgh
  • Cost: $30
  • Age limit: Not available
  • Categories: Class

PLATTSBURGH — “America’s Boating Course”, a course in basic boating safety will be held on May 19 and May 20 at the Lodge at Gander Mountain Sports in the Champlain Center Mall. The course will be approximately 8 hours in length and run from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday with a break for lunch each day.
Included in the course will be boating safety rules and procedures, navigation rules, basic boat handling, coping with adverse conditions and emergency situations, communications afloat, trailering, personal water craft operation, state and federal regulations and more. It is a NASBLA approved course and will satisfy the New York State requirement that all personal water craft operators must have completed. In addition, the course is accepted by most insurance companies for a reduction in the cost of boat insurance.
There is a charge of $30 for books and materials. A reduced price is available for two people who wish to share a book. For more information or to register for the course contact Bob Shivokevich Squadron Education Officer, at 493-7251 or at rshivokevich@yahoo.com.


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