EAGLE RIVER, Alaska – “About Boating Safely,” a 7-lesson introductory course for recreational boaters, will be offered twice this month, April 20 and 27, at the UAA Eagle River campus, 10928 Eagle River Rd.
The class is offered by the Eagle River Flotilla, United States Coast Guard Auxiliary. Each 8-hour class will meet in Room 230 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Subjects covered will include small boat handling, trailering, legal requirements including Alaska boating law, navigation rules, emergency procedures and personal watercraft considerations. The cost is $25, which includes the text. Fees will be collected at the door (cash or checks only).
This course meets the requirements for safety certification in many states and some insurance companies will offer a discount to skippers who have completed the course.
Participants are asked to preregister by contacting Doris Thomas at (907) 694-3570 or firstname.lastname@example.org. This will ensure enough textbooks are on hand for the course.
For additional information on the April 20 class, go to http://wow.uscgaux.info/pe_class_flyer.php?unit=NAT&course=23947
For additional information on the April 27 class, go to http://wow.uscgaux.info/pe_class_flyer.php?unit=NAT&course=23948