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One Day - America's Boating Course

The One Day - America's Boating Course is designed to be useful to all boaters. PWC operators, fisherman, and sail and power boaters will benefit from this course. All boaters are subject to nautical rules and regulations. Every boater should learn and respect traditional boating courtesies. This course is designed to be of interest to the entire family; children fourteen and older are welcome. We encourage your family to attend.
The One Day - America's Boating Course contains four chapters which covers information to make your boating experience safer and more comfortable. Tips on being a more courteous boat operator and laws and regulations to which you must adhere. Course Outline is listed below.
The course meets the educational standards of the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) and features a proctored examination as required by many states and insurance companies. The course will provide instruction and examination for laws and regulations of state and local authorities. Upon passing the examination a certificate is issued.

Boat Smart From The Start - Wear Your PFD

America's Boating Course

July 20, 2013
Class starts at 8:39 AM


Please call 336-282-3504 to preregister

Course Cost: $55.00 Includes Manual

Humphrey's Ridge Marina
435 Humphrey's Ridge Drive (Belews Lake)
Stokesdale, NC
One Day Course Including Proctored Exam
If you have questions Call Karen Nussman (H) 336-282-3504 or send email to course questions

Course Outline

Chapter - 1 Section 1 - Getting Started
Section 2 - Required Safety Equipment
Section 3 - Going Boating
Chapter 2 - Section 4 - Navigation Rules
Section 5 - Navigation Aids
Section 6 - Lights and Sound Signals
Section 7 - Government Regulations
Section 8 - State and Local Regulations
Chapter 3 - Section 9 - Finding Your Way
Section 10 - Anchoring
Section 11 - Adverse Conditions and Emergencies
Section 12 - Communications Afloat
Chapter 4 - Section 13 - Water Sports Safety
Section 14 - Trailering
Section 15 - Personal Watercraft Operation
Section 16 - Knots and Lines

National Safe Boating Test

Boat Smart From The Start - Wear Your PFD

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