4261 Manchester Road, Akron, OH
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.
• Introduction to Boating
• Boat Handling techniques
• Boating Law
• Boat Safety Equipment
• Safe Boating
• 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.