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America's Boating Course - Portage Lakes Library (Starts 3/13/2017 -- 7 weeks)

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  • Portage Lakes Public Library

    4261 Manchester Road, Akron, OH (map)

    40.987305 -81.558662

  • This course meets the requirements for Ohio’s Mandatory Boater Education requirement (the Ohio Boater Education Card),  required for all boat operators born on or after January 1, 1982 who operate a boat over 10hp. The boater education card should be carried on-board the vessel while underway.

    Course includes:

    • Introduction to Boating

    • Boat Handling techniques

    • Boating Law

    • Boat Safety Equipment

    • Safe Boating

    • Navigation

    • Boating Problems

    • Trailering, Storing, and Protecting Your Boat


    Developed by the United States Power Squadron (USPS), “America’s Boating Course” includes a 244 page full color manual that serves as the course textbook.   The manual, which can be shared, is $35. 

    Courses are 7 weeks long. Graduates receive a 6 month membership in the Akron Sail and Power Squadron, worth $53.40.  

    Graduates of this class can attend the Seamanship class (starts Sept 2017) at no cost - a $55 value.  They also receive the “Ohio Boating Education Card”, mandatory for boat operators born after 1981. Learn more about this course and the Akron Sail & Power Squadron at www.akronpowersquadron.com. 

    For more information, contact instructor Jan Holmes, [masked] or[masked]

    Registration and more info at http://akronpowersquadron.com/wp/events/1547/americas-boating-course-portage-lakes-copy/ ;

    Learn more about this course and the Akron Sail & Power Squadron at www.akronpowersquadron.com. 

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