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    Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 83 Announces 2012 Boating Safety Classes

    Flotilla 83 serving the Avalon, Sea Isle City, Stone Harbor and the Wildwoods announces its schedule of Boating Safely classes for 2012.

    Boating Safely:

    This eight hour beginner boating class will give you the knowledge needed to obtain a boat license in New Jersey. Additionally, many boat insurance companies will offer discounts on boating insurance to boaters who successfully complete the Boating Safely class.

    Topics include:

    • Introduction to Boating
    • Boating Law
    • Boat Safety Equipment
    • Safe Boating
    • Navigation
    • Boating Problems
    • Trailering, Storing and Protecting Your Boat
    • Hunting and Fishing, Water-skiing and River Boating

    Class location and schedule is as follows:

    April 21, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Minmar Marina
    14 Old Sea Isle Boulevard
    Sea Isle City, NJ 08243
    609-263-2201

    May 5, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Minmar Marina
    14 Old Sea Isle Boulevard
    Sea Isle City, NJ 08243
    609-263-2201

    May 9 & 16, 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.
    Cape May Court House Library
    30 Mechanic Street
    Cape May County Courthouse
    609-463-6350

    June 9, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    $ 60.00
    Avalon Yacht Club
    7th and Bay Street
    Avalon
    609-263-6272

    June 23, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Pier 47 Marina
    Route 47 – 3001 Wildwood Blvd
    Wildwood
    609-886-6243

    July 14, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Pier 47 Marina
    Route 47 – 3001 Wildwood Blvd
    Wildwood
    609-886-6243

    The cost for these classes is $ 45. Proceeds fund the ongoing missions of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 83.

    For more information about the classes, or to register, contact Vince Kipp at (609) 886-6243 or via e-mail at [email protected] or go to http://a0530803.uscgaux.info for more information about the classes, the USCG Auxiliary and the flotilla.

    Established by Congress in 1939, the 30,000 members of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary are Semper Paratus (Always Ready).

    Vessel safety checks, harbor patrols, safe boating courses, search and rescue and marine environmental protection are just a few of the services provided by the Auxiliary.

    Each year, Auxiliarists volunteer more than two million hours benefiting boaters and their families.

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