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.
-Types of boats and their uses
-Boating Laws, both local and national
-Safety equipment, both required and recommended
-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.
Mondays — March 6, 13, 20, and 27, from 7-9 PM
Harrods Creek Fire Department
8905 US Highway 42
Prospect, KY 40059
Thursdays — April 6, 13, 20, & 27, from 7-9 PM
Clark County Casting and Conservation Club
Jeffersonville, IN 47130
Wednesdays — May 3, 10, 17, and 24 from 7-9 PM
5100 Norton Healthcare Blvd.
Louisville KY 40241
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
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.