This class is offered through RSU24 Adult Ed. Please contact them to register: 207-422-4794 or https://rsu24.maineadulted.org/classes/
Learn the fundamentals of safe boating and earn the Maine state recognized certification that requires completion of a boating education course before operating most watercraft. This state requirement goes into effect in 2024 for anyone born after 1999.
Class covers safety equipment,trip planning, navigation rules and aids, state and federal regulations, anchoring, dealing with adverse conditions and emergencies, communications, trailering, knots and lines, and more!The information is useful for operators of all types of watercrafts (power, sail, paddle) and is applicable for both ocean and freshwater boating.
The course includes an examination for certification.
A materials/administration fee for the course is $10. Manuals are $28 (if you wantone) and payable at the first class.