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LSPS Boat Safety Courses

Sunday, February 26, 2017


Also with the anticipation of the boating season comes boat safety classes.  Following is information on the Louisville Sail and Power Squadron’s next four class selections.  These classes are a great way to dust off your boating knowledge, hang out with good boat people and get a break on your insurance.

America’s Boating Course gives you the knowledge to decide what type and size boat you need, what to do when meeting another boat in a crowded waterway, and how to recognize and handle hazards. Become a more competent boater, learn from the best, take America’s Boating Course today. 

Most boat insurance companies will offer discounts on boating insurance to boaters who successfully complete America’s Boating Course. 
 

What’s included? 

    -Types of boats and their uses 

    -Boating Laws, both local and national 

    -Safety equipment, both required and recommended 

    -Communications 

    -Finding your way, and adverse conditions 

    -Trailering, knots and lines and water sports topics


Each class is 8 hours in total. All will be taught as 4 successive 2 hour sessions. Cost is $50 for the materials. Families may share materials. 

 

Course schedules:

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Mondays — March 6, 13, 20, and 27, from 7-9 PM

Harrods Creek Fire Department
8905 US Highway 42
Prospect, KY  40059 

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Thursdays — April 6, 13, 20, & 27, from 7-9 PM

Clark County Casting and Conservation Club
Conservation Drive
Jeffersonville, IN  47130

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Wednesdays — May 3, 10, 17, and 24 from 7-9 PM

Cabela’s
5100 Norton Healthcare Blvd.
Louisville KY 40241 

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Saturdays/Tuesdays — June 10, 13, 17, 20 from Sat 9-11 AM, Tue 5:30-7:30 PM

Louisville Boat Club
4200 River Road
Louisville KY 40207 

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How To Register: 

 

Online- USPS.org (Boating Courses and Seminars >Find a Boating Course Near You) 

or by calling Kim Fisher at (502) 544-1185.


 

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Above, Kim Fisher with a recent ABC graduate

 

 


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