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Boating course set

By Staff | Apr 19, 2012

KAHULUI – The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer an “About Boating Safely” course on Friday, April 20, from 6 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, April 21, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the USCG Marine Safety Office at 95 Lono Avenue.

This introductory course includes general information about choosing and maintaining a boat, operating a boat or PWC safely, navigation rules and aids to navigation, state-specific boating laws and regulations, handling boating emergencies and much more.

The cost of the class is $35, payable the first night. Books are provided by the Department of Land & Natural Resources. Boat insurance may be discounted with completion of this course; check with your carrier.

The instructors are all trained by the Coast Guard Auxiliary and volunteer their time to promote safe boating. For more information, contact Marie at (808) 264-1902. To register for the class online, go to www.mauiboatclass.com.