CT State Boating Course Set for Saturdays in 2023
Press Release, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Milford Flotilla 24-3
Take the Boat America class and complete the proctored test all on the same day in the same location, at U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Milford Flotilla, starting on Sat. March 4, at 8 a.m. at its Training Center located at 1 Helwig St., Milford.
For advance registration prior to the class date, go to http://a0142403.uscgaux.info/
You can sign up here for the class and pay by credit card online. After you register for the course, instructions for the Boat America course will be emailed to you. To pay at the door by check or cash, arrive at 7:30 a.m.
All students must obtain a State of Connecticut conservation ID number before taking the BA/PWC/TOW class. To register for a free ID number: go to https://ct.aspirafocus.com/internetsales
Boat America will cover all the basic topics required for the safe operation of recreational boating and seamanship. It will also cover safe personal watercraft operation and towing.
Successful completion of this 8-hour ABS course satisfies the Connecticut licensing requirements for boats, personal watercraft (PWC) and towing. Family participation is encouraged. Cost is $60 per person.
Additional Saturday boating classes are scheduled for April 1, May 6, June 3, July 1, August 5 and September 9.
Navigation and Charting classes are scheduled for Sat. April 22 and Sat. July 22.
For additional information about U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary courses, please call Timothy Mulherin, public education officer, at 203-298-9719, email him at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://a0142403.uscgaux.info/
For more information on U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary safe boating classes, please visit www.cgaux.org/boatinged/