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District 2
District 2

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New Introductory Boating Class

Go beyond the typical minimum-standard New York Boating Safety Certificate Class. This course covers the required topics on safety and regulations completely. You will learn the New York State Safe Boating Certificate, allowing you to legally operate mechanically powered recreational vessels, and safely operate all types of recreational boats. Additionally, the course covers:

- Boat and Boating Terms - Light and Sound Signals
- Types of Boats and Hulls - Government Regulation – Federal/State/Local
- Required Safety Equipment - Water Sports Safety
- Operator’s Responsibilities - Trailering
- Pre-departure Procedures - Personal Watercraft Operation
- Safe Fueling - Knots and Lines
- Boat Handling Techniques & Seamanship - Introduction to Nautical Charts & Navigation
- Boating Courtesy - Electronic Navigation
- Navigation Rules - Navigation Aids

Get out on the water confidently and safely. Take the Mid-Hudson Power Squadron’s Inland/Coastal Boating Safety Course!

March 19 & 26 and April 2 & 23 from 1:00 to 4:00 at the Poughkeepsie Yacht Club.