Coast Guard Auxiliary Holds Boat Safety Classes

Photo by Judy Smestad-Nunn

  MONMOUTH COUNTY – Want to learn how to properly operate a boat before the warm weather arrives at the shore?

  The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla Manasquan Inlet will be hosting serval boating safety classes for those interested in becoming certified.

  “The course is eight hours on a Saturday morning and will fulfill the classroom portion of the boating license and after you have completed the course, we offer the final test to obtain the license,” said Christopher M. Orlando, a member of United States Coast Guard Auxiliary.

  The following dates will have classes held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Thompson Park in Lincroft:

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  February 22, March 28, May 16, June 13, July 18 and September 12.

  There will also be one class on April 25 which will be held at the Freneau Woods Park Visitor Center Program Room 2 in Aberdeen.

  If you would like to register for a boat safety class, call 732-842-4000, etx. 4312.