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  • Local flotilla offering boating safety course

  • Flotilla 30-5 of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary will be offering the About Boating Safely course at the Central Bank – Community Room, 170 Highway 54, Camdenton.
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  • Flotilla 30-5 of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary will be offering the About Boating Safely course at the Central Bank – Community Room, 170 Highway 54, Camdenton.
    It will be held on Saturday, April 5, beginning at 8:30 am. There is a cost of $15 for those wishing to attend, purchase a text book, and take the end of course examination.
    To register for the course, contact us at (573) 317-9530. 
    About Boating Safely is a fun and comprehensive boating safety course that covers topics such as: Know Your Boat; Before You Get Underway; Navigating the Waterways; Operating Your Boat/PWC Safely; Legal Requirements; Boating Emergencies; and Enjoying Water Sports with Your Boat.  
    The About Boating Safely course has been approved by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators. In many states, successfully completing the course and exam satisfies one of the requirements for obtaining a boater safety identification card. In addition, many insurance companies will offer discounts on boat insurance for passing the course and examination.
    For more information about the services provided by the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, call (573) 317-9530 or visit us online at http://a0853005.wow.uscgaux.info
    The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary is composed of uniformed, non-military volunteer civilians who assist the Coast Guard in all of its varied missions, except for military and direct law enforcement. These men and women can be found on the nation's waterways, in classrooms and on the dock, performing safety patrols, vessel safety examinations and public education.

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