Coast Guard Auxiliary to hold safe boating course (copy) | Local News


The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary of Homosassa is here to help anyone learn or refresh the necessary safe boating skills needed to avoid what could be a catastrophe on the water.

Register to take the Coast Guard approved “About Boating Safely” course which is being offered in a virtual learning format from 6:45-9:15 p.m. on July 26-29.

After successfully completing the test, attendees will be sent the Florida Safe Boaters card from FWC and possibly be eligible for discounts on boat insurance.

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Anyone born after Jan. 1, 1988, must have a “Safe Boater” card to legally operate a vessel with a 10 HP motor or greater. The establishment of a good foundation for safe boating is a must for anyone operating a boat or PWC.

The course is being offered at a cost of $30 payable by cash or check prior to the course date. There is a discount for family members sharing a book.

The course will be held virtually. Space is limited so RSVP no later than July 19 by contacting Dee Imhoff at hal1414@tampabay.rr.com or visiting tinyurl.com/2p9burfh.



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