The United States Power Squadrons will present “America’s Boating Course®” (ABC), beginning at 9:00am on Saturday 10 July 2021 at Port of Egypt Marine in Southold. ABC is approved by NY State and is the finest course available for boaters to comply with the NY state boater education law*, as it provides essential information for new boaters or a great brush up for experienced boaters. The course is also approved by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators and the U.S. Coast Guard.
The two sessions (continues 7/17) will cover boating law, safety equipment, safe boating practices, navigation, boating emergencies, personal watercraft, charts, GPS, trailering and much more. Attendees will receive the 244 page America’s Boating Course manual, and after passing an exam, a completion certificate indicating that you are in compliance with the NY education requirement. Many insurance companies offer discounts to boaters who earn their completion certificate.
Port of Egypt Marine is located at 62300 NY-25 in Southold. The $60.00 fee covers the cost of the manual. Students must be at least 10 years of age on or before 17 June 2021. Register on line at www.PBPS.us/education/schedule before 7/2/21 or call Larry Hynes at 631-740-0710 to learn more. (This course is presented locally by Peconic Bay Power Squadron, Eastern Long Island’s local unit of the United States Power Squadrons, America’s Boating Club.)