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Boating Safety Course at Webster F.D.

May 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Tri-State Flotilla, Massachusetts will be instructing a new one-day BOAT AMERICA course back in Webster; after being Covid-19 restricted to online video conference platform classes the last two years.  This will also be the last local boating course scheduled until fall.

This is a one-day course was developed to provide the skills and confidence needed to explore the coast and inland waters by boat.  Basic knowledge and skills are needed to have safe and enjoyable boating experiences.  This course is perfect for families that have just purchased any type of boat or are planning to in the future, and also for the boater keeping up with the many changes to boating regulations and laws.  Successful completion of the course will certify any minor, from 12 to 16 years of age, to operate a powerboat, including a Personal Water Craft / Jet Ski (for 16 & 17-year-old operators), on all Massachusetts waters; in conjunction with the Mass. Environmental Police.  Approved by NASBLA it will also cover the requirements to operate a vessel in most other states & many countries where boating safety education is mandatory.  Most boating insurance companies offer a discount on premiums for successful completion of this course.  Register by May 13 as space is limited at this well received location.

The USCGAux. Offers courses at no charge however there is a $45 fee for the cost of materials including the Boat America textbook, handouts and certification(s). Participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied in person by a registered parent/guardian.

Contact our Public Education Officer Phil Kubat for registration or additional

information: email phil.uscgaux@verizon.net or call (508) 478-3778.

Webster Fire Department Classroom

55 Thompson Road, Webster, MA


Webster Fire Department Classroom
55 Thompson Rd.
Webster, MA 01570 United States
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