Topics include maritime rules, Georgia and South Carolina regulations, how to prevent emergencies, docking, cruising tips, anchoring, towing a boat, navigation, personal watercraft operation and how to tie basic knots.
Completion satisfies both Georgia and South Carolina state requirements and may qualify the student for insurance discounts. Tuition, which includes a textbook, is $35 per person or $50 per family.
The class is provided by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and the Army Corps of Engineers. To enroll or get more details, contact John VanOsdol, 864-391-2170, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.