About Boating Safely
$68 – $85
About Boating Safely

About Boating Safely

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Maine Maritime Museum

243 Washington Street

Bath, ME 04530

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About Boating Safely

In this beginner boating class you will gain the basic knowledge to safely trailer, navigate, and operate a small vessel. This class will give you all the information needed to obtain a boat license or safety certification that many states are beginning to require. Many boat insurance companies will offer discounts on boating insurance to boaters who successfully complete About Boating Safely.

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Introduction to Boating- Types of boats; sailboats; outboards; different uses of boats, and family boating basics.

Boating Law- Boat registration, boating regulations, hull identification number, required boat safety equipment; operating safely, Federal law, state boating laws.

Boat Safety Equipment- Personal flotation devices, visual-distress signals; dock lines, anchors and anchoring techniques.

Navigation-The U.S. Aids to Navigation system; types of buoys and beacons; navigation rules; right-of-way; avoiding collisions

Boating Problems- Hypothermia; boating accidents and rescues; man overboard recovery; running aground; radio calls; equipment failures

Trailering, Towing and Protecting Your Boat- Types of trailers; towing a trailer; boat launching procedures,storing and protecting your boat.

This course is offered on Monday and Wednesday evenings from May 15, 2017 to May 24, 2017 from 6-8 pm.

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Maine Maritime Museum

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Bath, ME 04530

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