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United States Coast Guard Auxiliary 24-3 is offering an About Boating Safety course on Saturday, March 2.

For advanced registration prior to the class date, go to or register in person from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 24 at the Flotilla 24-3 Training Center on 1 Helwig Street in Milford, which is located one block north of Milford Boat Works.

Walk-ins are welcome on day of the class.

The ABS course will start at 8 a.m. on March 2. Instruction will cover all the basic topics involved in the safe operation of recreational boating and seamanship.

It will also cover safe personal watercraft operation.Successful completion of this eight-hour ABS course satisfies the Connecticut licensing requirements for both boats and Personal Watercraft (PWC).

Family participation is encouraged. Cost: $60.

For additional information, call 860-663-5505, email: or visit