Boating & Seamanship
Boating Skills and Seamanship
Instructor: Members of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary.
Day/Time: Thursday, 6:30-8:30
Start Date: March 3, 2022
Fees: $99.00 includes cost of Textbook
Number of Class Meetings: 12 Sessions
The Cape Cod Canal Flotilla of the Coast Guard Auxiliary will be offering an 11-week course in Boating Skills and Seamanship. This in-depth course will cover applicable techniques of value to recreational boaters to foster safe boating on near shore waters. The detailed subject matter will include: choosing a boat, equipping a boat, legal considerations, trail ring a boat, boat handling, aids to navigation, navigation rules, nautical charts and basic piloting, powering a boat, knots and lines, marine radio, introduction to navigation and other safety issues. The BS & S course is approved by the Massachusetts Environmental Police. Upon satisfactory completion of the course, youths 12-15 are eligible to apply for licensure under the Massachusetts State Boating Regulations so they might legally operate a power boat alone
INSTRUCTORS: Members of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary.
NOTE: Tuition includes the cost of the textbook.
Instructor: Members of US Coast Guard Auxiliary
Day/Time: Tuesdays, 6PM-8:30PM
Start Date: October 5, 2021
Fees: $50 + $15 Registration Fee
Number of Class Meetings: 3 Sessions