Public Boating Education Course Offered
New to boating?
Want to develop your boating skills?
Wish to learn boating safety?
Sign up now for America's Boating Course (ABC). The course
meets the State of Ohio boating education requirements. This in-
person class is taught by a certified instructor of the Mansfield
Power Squadron and allows you to seek answers to your questions
while gaining knowledge of boating and boating safety.
The class will run Wednesdays for approximately 10 weeks,
starting September 14th from 7-9pm. The class is held at
Madison Comprehensive High School, 600 Esley Lane,
Mansfield. Registration is made through the Madison
Adult Career Center. Call 419.589.6363.
Topics covered include:
- boating terms, boat types and their use
- boating laws, regulations, registration, licensing
(state and federal)
- safety and safety equipment (required and
- finding your way safely, charting
- boat handling, rules of the road, aids to navigation
- anchoring, docking, knots and lines
- trailering, towing, boat maintenance
- communications, marine radio
- how to handle medical emergencies, mechanical
problems, and more
Take a boating class and reduce your risk of accidents
and injuries, save on boat insurance, and qualify for a
state boat operator certificate. Gain the knowledge and
skills you need to enjoy your time on the water and to
boat with confidence.
Visit www.usps.org/mansfied or call 419.975.9724 to
learn more about the Mansfield Power Squadron, a
local nonprofit, and how to improve your boating skills
and knowledge or for a complimentary vessel safety check.
to learn more about the United States Power Squadron/
America's Boating Club, the largest non-profit family
boating organization in the United States.