USCG Auxiliary 24-3 offers boating safety courses

USCG Auxiliary 24-3 is offering an About Boating Safety course Monday, April 11 and Wednesday, April 13, at 6:30 p.m., at the USCG Auxiliary Flotilla 24-3 Training Center, 1 Helwig Street, Milford. Cost is $60.

The Charts Navigation and GPS course will be held Saturday, April 9, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The course ties together electronic navigation and the method of plotting a course on a paper chart. Cost is $60.

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

USCG Aux 23-4 also will hold a special off site About Boating Safety course on May 1, from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., at Griffin Hospital, 139 Division Street, Derby. Cost is $50.

To register, contact Steve Perrone, 860-663-5505, or email

For more information about Coast Guard Auxiliary courses, call 860-663-5505, email or visit