OBX Coast Guard Auxiliary to offer six-day boating skills and seamanship course in October & November – OBX Today

Registration is now open for the six-day OBX U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary “Boating Skills and Seamanship” course that will be held October 31 and November 2, 7, 9, 14, 16 from 6-9 p.m.

If you are serious about boating as an owner, worker, visitor of a boat owner, or just want to be comfortable aboard a vessel and learn more in-depth information, this is the class for you! The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary’s Boating Skills and Seamanship course is a comprehensive course designed for both the experienced and the novice boater.

The course consists of 6 three-hour lessons with in-depth knowledge on boating skills, such as:

  • The language of boating and being on the water
  • Boats, their designs, equipment, and legal requirements
  • Legal Considerations
  • Where you boat and things to consider
  • Boat Handling; In the Water, On a Trailer, and PWC’s
  • Navigation, Rules of the Road, and the Law
  • Knots and other things you really should know
  • Electronics for your Boat (Navigation, Communication and Operation)
  • Safety & Security
  • Visitors, Liveaboard, and other essential items to know

Tuition is $60 for 1st family member, $40 for each additional family member and includes all materials.

Visit CGAUXOBX.org, or click the following link to register: https://wow.uscgaux.info/content.php?unit=054-16-07&category=abs-form