Feb 11 2011

US COAST GUARD AUXILIARY Boating/Kayaking Training (Spring 2011)

US COAST GUARD AUXILIARY
FLOTILLA  16 – 15 , North Toledo, Ohio
9th District CR
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Boating Courses

We offer a number of Safe Boating Classes for the public in addition to Kayak Classes.  For Further information and to make reservations for any of these classes call: Jan @ 419-698-4122Class Schedule for 2011
Date
Time Where Class Subject

Feb 25 & 26th   6 to 9pm & 9am to 5 TBD ABS Course

March 25 & 26   6 to 9pm & 9am to 5 TBD ABS Course

Apr 15 & 16        6 to 9pm & 9am to 5 TBD                            ABC Course

May 17,18, 19     6 to 9pm Lost Peninsula Marina ABC Course
Erie, Mi -Point Place

Class at Lost Peninsular is three (3) nights long. The others are 2 nights.
See Kayaking Classes and on the water schedule below.
The  ABC  Course-America’s Boating Course is NASBLA approved.
Cost per student: $35.00              We offer Family and group rates

The state of Ohio, ORC 1547.05 states that no person born on or after January 1, 1982, shall operate a power craft powered by more than 10 horsepower unless the operator has received a certificate for successful completion of either:

  • A boating course approved by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) or …
  • A proficiency examination approved by the Ohio Division of Watercraft.

Our USCG ABC course meets the requirements of NASBLA  and we have the Division of Watercraft cover the state requirements at our class, so that when you pass the requirements you will get the OHIO certificate.
Arrangements can be made for classes at other locations when there are sufficient number of people interested.  We have held them at Companies, Boat Distributors, Marine Supply Companies, and Yacht Clubs.

NEW
Kayak Classes   ACA Certified  – held at Bass Pro, Rossford

May 24th  Tue-5pm-8pm   Intro to Paddlesports (Kayaking)- classroom
May 27th   Fri- 5pm-8pm   Intro to Kayaking-skills section- on the water
May 28th   Sat-9am-12      Intro to Kayaking-skills section- on the water
June 8th    Wed-5pm-8pm Intro to Kayaking-skills section- on the water
June 11th  Sat-9am-12      Intro to Paddlesports (Kayaking)- classroom
June 13th  Mon-5pm-8pm  Intro to Kayaking-skills section- on the water
June 24th  Thur-5pm-8pm Intro to Kayaking-skills section- on the water
July 7th      Thur-5pm-8pm Intro to Paddlesports (Kayaking)- classroom
July 9th      Sat-9am-12      Intro to Kayaking-skills section- on the water
July 13th    Wed-5pm-8pm Intro to Kayaking-skills section- on the water

For more information on Kayaking – Contact Pat Groves @419-729-1529 or 419-276-0821

Vessel Safety Checks
Flotilla 06 conducts Vessel Safety Checks, VSC, at numerous marina around the Toledo Area during he boating season.  We can also arrange to have the vessels in your Yacht Club completed.  Numerous Yacht clubs require a VSC to be completed for every vessel launched from their facilities yearly for insurance purposes.

VSC’s can also be arranged by calling us at 419-849-3491 or emailing the webmaster.

The best part of knowing your vessel meets the USCG Federal Requirements and the State of Ohio requirements is that it is FREE.   Vessels that meet the requirements are given a Decal that is placed on the left front side of your vessel to let all know that you care enough.