Boating safety courses in August

USCG Aux 24-3 is holding a boating safety class Saturday, Aug. 6, at 8 a.m., at USCG Aux Flotilla, One Helwig Street, Milford. Successful completion of this eight-hour ABS course satisfies the Connecticut licensing requirements for both boats and Personal Watercraft (PWC). Cost is $60. Walk-ins welcome; 860-663-5505;

Coast Guard Auxiliary, Stratford, is offering a boating course on Saturday, Aug. 13, at Flotilla 24-2, 1 Birdseye Street, Stratford. For complete information and to enroll call Brian, 203-381-2085, email or visit Cost is $49. All students will need to obtain a State of CT Conservation ID Number before taking the ABS/PWC class. To register for a free ID number, visit