USCG Auxiliary Milford Flotilla is offering About Boating Safety course on Saturday, Oct. 5, at 8 a.m., at the training center, 1 Helwig St., Milford.
Instruction will cover all the basic topics involved in the safe operation of recreational boating and seamanship. The course also covers 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. Register for a free ID at
For more information about Coast Guard Auxiliary courses, call 860-663-5505, email USCGAUX243@gmail.com or visit uscgaux.info/. To register in advance, visit a0142403.uscgaux.info/. Walk-ins also are welcome on day of the class.