About Boating Safely DUNEDIN – About Boating Safely, a course offered by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Dunedin Flotilla, will be taught in two sessions Friday, Jan. 25, and Saturday, Jan. 26, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Coast Guard Auxiliary classroom at Dunedin Marina, 51 Main St., 2nd floor.
About Boating Safely is designed for both experienced and novice boaters. Some of the topics presented will be boating emergencies, know your boat, getting underway, navigating the waterways, operating your boat safely and legal requirements.
Register by Monday, Jan. 20, to receive course materials prior to the class. The fee is $35, with a $5 discount each for two or more signing up at the same time. Florida Boater Safety Certification Cards are given to individuals who successfully complete the course. For more information, call Larry O’Brien at 736-1191 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Web: www.dunedin-coastguardaux.com.
America’s Boating Course TREASURE ISLAND – The Boca Ciega Sail and Power Squadron is offering a safe boating class titled “America’s Boating Course” on Monday and Wednesday evenings beginning Monday, Feb. 3 and ending Wednesday, Feb. 12. The classes meet from 7 to 9:30 p.m.
The course is designed for boaters using all types of watercraft and satisfies the Florida State Boating Law requirements. Graduates will receive a Boater Education ID card from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
The course covers general information about boats, personal watercraft, maintenance, boating safety as well as boating laws and regulations.
The class will be conducted at the squadron building at 130 126th Ave. at Lagoon Lane, on the south side of John’s Pass. The cost for materials is $35. For information and to reserve a seat, call course chairman Nick Miller at 424-1810. Visit www.usps.org/localusps/bocaciega.