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Boating Skills And Seamanship Course Now Law In New Jersey for Everyone!

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"About Boating Safely," is furnished by The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary.

There is approximately 8 hours of classroom instruction, including the test, to qualify for the New Jersey State Boating Certificate.

NOTE: Since registration is limited, students are encouraged to sign up as early as possible. The About Boating Safely Course text books will be mailed to you prior to the scheduled school date time permitting. This course qualifies all students who successfully pass the exam to receive the State of New Jersey Boating Safety Certificate and also satisfies all requirements for the New Jersey State Personal Water Craft PWC regulations.

2018 Class Schedule:

USCG Station 61 Inlet Dr Pt Pleasant Beach, NJ (Park in rear of old building) Use intercom for gate access.
Walk across the street to the New Building Main Entrance. Go left to elevator 3rd Fl. Turn right to Training Room.

One Day Classes:*Half Day Sessions:
Sat April 21 0730-1730Mon & Tues June 18 & 19 1730-2230
Sat May 19 0730-1730Mon & Tues Sept 17 & 18 1730-2230
Sat July 21 0730-1730Both nights must be completed!
Sat Aug 18 0730-1730Call or email us about class discounts!

To Register for a class, click to email the Instructor

*NOTE: You MUST attend both half day sessions to obtain your certification.
Saturday one day classes include a pizza lunch.

Sorry: NO REFUNDS if you fail to show, but we will galdly register you for our next class.

Ask us about conducting a special class for your group or organization almost anytime of the year!

Not in Central NJ?
Use this: Zip Code Class Finder for a more convenient time and place.

Upon successfully completing the boating class, a temporary certificate of completion for Motorboat/PWC operations will be awarded.
You must carry your certificate of completion with you when operating a motor vessel on the water's of New Jersey and within 12 miles of the coastline.

Boating Safety is no Accident! 

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