Skippers can earn their Washington State Boater Education Card through America’s Boating Course set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, Sept. 29 and Oct 6, at the Oak Harbor Yacht Club.
This two-day, introductory, Coast Guard approved boating class will cover basic boat handling, safety considerations and requirements, federal and state equipment and nautical rules of the road.
Participants who successfully complete the course will qualify for the Washington State Boater Education Card, which is required for most boaters.
Free on-the-water training available by appointment.
The cost of the class, payable to the Deception Pass Sail and Power Squadron, is $55 per student. Spouses or partners sharing a book will pay an additional $20.
Make reservations by emailing Pat Waters at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Monday, Sept. 24.