Powerboat Safety Classes to be Held in Stonington, CT

Powerboat Safety Classes to be Held in Stonington, CT
Boating Safety Course, photo courtesy/U.S. Coast Guard

New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) is offering the following powerboat safety classes for 2014.

Safe Powerboat Handling:

A 2-day,16-hour on-the-water course. This is Coast Guard and National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) approved. Students will receive the Safe Boating Certificate for CT or RI, and the US Powerboating Safe Boating Certificate. Classes are offered 8:00 AM-5:00 PM on May 24-25, May 31-June 1, June 7-8, and June 14-15.

Accelerated Safe Powerboat Handling:

An 8- to12-hour, on-the-water course for anyone who already has their state Safe Boating certificate and wants to improve their boat-handling skills. Upon completion, students will receive the US Powerboating certificate. Classes are offered June 1, June 8, and June 15.

Safety & Rescue Boat Handling:

An 8-hour, hands-on course for anyone who will be using powerboats to perform safety and rescue functions. Classes are offered June 7 and June 14.

For more information on classes and to register online, visit the New England Science & Sailing Foundation website or call NESS at (860) 535-9362.