The Ocean City Power Squadron, a unit of the United States Power Squadrons, will present America’s Boating Course. The boating course will be given at the Ocean Pines Library beginning on March 11, 2019.
This is a nine-hour course and will be given on four consecutive days starting Monday, March 11 and continuing on March 12, 13, and 14. This includes a review and exam on the last day. On the first day there will be registration at 6:00 p.m. and class will begin at 6:30 p.m. The course will meet from 6:30-9:30 p.m. each evening. There is a $15 fee for the course and materials. Middle school and high school students are free.
Anyone born after July 1, 1972 must satisfactorily complete a safe boating class to operate a recreational vessel or personal watercraft in the State of Maryland. Successfully completing this class also satisfies the requirements for Delaware, Virginia and Pennsylvania.
This course covers basic boat handling, navigation, federal and state regulations, rules of the road, aids to navigation, required equipment and much more.
For more information and early registration call 410-641-6535 or 410-641-8040.