Online boating safety courses available
USCG Auxiliary Milford Flotilla is offering a three session online About Boating Safety course Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 9 and 10, from 6:30-9 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 12, from 9 a.m.-noon.
To register in advance, go to http://a0142403.uscgaux.info/.
Instruction will cover all the basic topics involved in the safe operation of recreational boating and seamanship. It also will cover safe personal watercraft operation. Successful completion of this 8-hour ABS course satisfies the Connecticut licensing requirements for both boats and Personal Watercraft (PWC). Family participation is encouraged.
Cost is $60.
All students will need to get a State of CT Conservation ID Number before taking the ABS/PWC class. To register for a free ID number go to https://www.ct.wildlifelicense.com/internetsales.