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Coast Guard Boat America Safety Course
September 17 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
One event on March 21, 2020 at 8:00 am
One event on April 25, 2020 at 8:00 am
One event on May 16, 2020 at 8:00 am
One event on June 20, 2020 at 8:00 am
One event on July 18, 2020 at 8:00 am
One event on August 15, 2020 at 8:00 am
One event on April 30, 2022 at 8:00 am
One event on May 21, 2022 at 8:00 am
One event on June 18, 2022 at 8:00 am
One event on July 23, 2022 at 8:00 am
One event on August 20, 2022 at 8:00 am
One event on September 17, 2022 at 8:00 am
One event on October 15, 2022 at 8:00 am
Boat America is a boating certificate class that offers an in-depth and interesting boating safety course, and provides the knowledge needed to obtain a boating certificate.
Some insurance companies will also offer discounts on boating insurance to boaters who successfully complete this course.
Presented by Flotilla 053-08-06
Lower Township, NJ
|Start Date:||Sat, 30 Apr 2022|
|Hours:||8:00 AM – 4:00 PM|
Cold Spring Presbyterian Church
780 Seashore Road
Cape May, NJ 08204
- Introduction to Boating – Types of power boats, boating vocabulary, sailboats, paddle boats, powering boats, and engine types.
- Boating Law – Boat registration, regulations, hull identification numbers, required safety equipment, Federal boating law, state boating law, and reporting accidents.
- Safety Equipment – Life jackets, fire extinguishers, sound-producing devices, visual distress signals, anchors, and other safety equipment.
- Safe Operation and Navigation – Buoys and beacons, aids to navigation, navigation rules, docking, and the dangers of alcohol on the water.
- Boating Emergencies – Hypothermia, boating accidents, man overboard, capsizing, emergency radio calls, carbon monoxide dangers, and weather.
- Trailering – Types of trailers, lights, hitches, towing a trailer.
- Sports and Boating – Water-skiing, hunting and hunting gear, PWC operation, and other boating tips.