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Continuing Education
Continuing Education
Refresh Your Boating Skills!
 
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxillary
 
Flotillas throughout the country conduct a variety of courses to help keep you knowledgeable and safe while operating your boat on the nation's lakes, rivers...and even offshore.
 
Basic Courses:
 
1.  About Boating Safety- an eight hour, in-depth boating safety course necessary to obtain a boat license of safety certification in many states.
 
2.  GPS for Mariners- a modern learning experience that focuses on the GPS equipment typically owned by recreational boaters and helps an individual learn how to use a GPS for practical recreational boating.
 
3.  Nautical Charts- a course designed for use at sea to provide the navigator with the knowledge to interpret a chart's contents, navigate to a destination and return safely to port.
 
4.  Weekend Navigator- a comprehensive course designed for both experienced and novice powerboat and sailboat operators to help the boating enthusiast learn to hone the skills required for a safe voyage on a variety of waters and under a variety of conditions.
 
Not all course are offered by U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotillas, so be sure to check with your local Flotilla to find out what is being offered in your area.

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Boating Classes in Oregon