Friday, September 27, 2013

EVENT CANCELLED: Coast Guard Auxiliary offers one-day 'About Boating Safely Course'

As a result of the government shutdown, organizers said this event has been cancelled:


WEST HAVEN — U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 24-11 is offering a safe boating and personal watercraft course from 8 a.m. to  4:30 p.m. Oct. 5 at the West Haven Flotilla facility, 1 Kimberly Ave.
In a one-day classroom format, attendees will learn general information about boats and maintenance, navigation rules and aids to navigation, what to do in case of boating emergencies and Connecticut-specific law and regulations, according to a release. 
 Individuals who successfully complete this course will qualify for the Connecticut Safe Boating Certificate and the Certificate of Personal Watercraft Operation, the release said. 

The course fee is $60. 

Students must obtain a state of Connecticut Conversation ID Number before taking the class, the release said. To get a free ID number, visit ct.outdoorcentral.net before the class.

For further information contact Charlie Phippen at (860) 828-5438 or (860) 916-3379, or visit www.a0142411.uscgaux.info.    Walk-in registration on the day of training is also welcome.

 

 

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