Coast Guard offers safe boating classes in Boynton Beach

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 54 has a new sign outside their building.

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 54 has a new sign outside their building.

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 54 is hosting a safe boating class Saturday at Harvey Oyer Park on Federal Highway.

The class is $20 and starts at 8 a.m. and will end about 4:30 p.m.

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The PowerPoint course includes boat handling, seamanship, necessary safety equipment, docking, line handling and knot tying, as well as heavy weather running conditions, rules of the road, elementary navigation, and the new federal and state laws.

Each student will receive a certificate of completion and information will be given to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, which will then give the students a “safe boating” card.

For information and to enroll, call 561-331-2429.

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