USCG Auxiliary Milford Flotilla offering boating safety class

USCG Auxiliary Milford Flotilla is offering About Boating Safety course (ABS) on Saturday, March 7, at 8 a.m., at the training center, 1 Helwig St., Milford.

To register in advance, visit Walk-ins also are welcome.

The course covers 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.

For more information about Coast Guard Auxiliary courses, call 203-530-3951, email or visit

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