“Boat America Boating Safety Class”
One Day Class – September 9, 2023
Kitty Hawk Fire Station #13 located at 859 W Kitty Hawk Rd, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
This course satisfies North Carolina boat operator education requirements.Course topics include the following:
Introduction to Boating – Types of boats, engines, boating terms, sailboats, paddle craft, powerboats.
Boating Law – Boat registration, regulations, hull identification numbers, required safety equipment, Federal boating law, state boating law, and reporting accidents.
Safety Equipment – Life jackets, fire extinguishers, sound-producing devices, visual distress signals, anchors, and other safety equipment.
Safe Operation and Navigation – Buoys and beacons, aids to navigation, navigation rules, docking, and the dangers of alcohol on the water.
Boating Emergencies – Hypothermia, boating accidents, man overboard, capsizing, emergency radio calls, carbon monoxide dangers, and weather.
Trailering – Types of trailers, lights, hitches, towing a trailer.
Sports and Boating – Water-skiing, personal watercraft operation, and other boating tips.
All classes taught by certified Coast Guard Auxiliary Instructors.
Tuition is $40 for 1st family member, $30 for each additional family member and
includes all materials.
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