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Boater Safety Course

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Name: Boater Safety Course
Date: May 18, 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
Event Description:
As a way to mark National Safe Boating Week (May 18-24), a number of organizations including the Lake George Association are sponsoring a Safe Boating Class on Saturday, May 18, to anyone interested in learning how to have a lifetime of safe boating experiences for themselves, their families, and others.

In partnership with the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 15-13, the Town of Ticonderoga Recreation Department, the Ticonderoga School District, and the Lake George Association, the class will be held at Ticonderoga's United Methodist Church, 1045 Wicker St., from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm on that Saturday.

Pre-registration is required. Please call Flotilla Commander Gene Frost at (518) 810-2283 to reserve your place, or send an email with your name and phone number to Vice Flotilla Commander Seth Hopkins at this address:uscgaux@usa.com .

Cost for the class, being taught by USCG Certified Instructors, is $16 per person; family member sharing a book, but taking the test separately, cost $5.

This course, requiring eight hours of your time, will provide you a lifetime of safe boating enjoyment. Upon successful completion, you will receive a pocket card to carry with you while operating a vessel, as well as a USCGAUX certificate of completion.

Course topics include the types of vessels, their parts, required safety equipment, basic navigation, safe anchoring, basic VHF radio operation, rules of the “road,” stand-on and give-way vessels, safe trailering, and safe kayaking and paddle craft operation and more.

The Lake George Association maintains a vast volume of information on safe and Lake-Friendly boating at our website here: https://www.lakegeorgeassociation.org/protect/lake-friendly-boating/
 
Location:
Ticonderoga First United Methodist Church 
1045 Wicker Street
Date/Time Information:
May 18, 2019 
8:30 - 4:30 
Contact Information:
518-810-2283
Fees/Admission:
Cost for the class, being taught by USCG Certified Instructors, is $16 per person; family member sharing a book, but taking the test separately, cost $5.
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