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This team taught, 8 hours U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary course provides recreational boaters with the knowledge and skills to boat safely on either inland or coastal waters. General topics include in this ABS course are: boating operations, boat handling, boating laws and regulations, water traffic patterns, equipment requirements, and introductory navigation. Students will complete a multiple-choice exam at the conclusion of the course. Participants who pass the written exam are awarded a USCGA certificate that may be used to satisfy state boat operator certification as well as possibly earning a discount on insurance premiums from many marine insurers. This course is approved by the National Association of Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA).

There will be no class on February 20.

Also, as part of this ABS course there will be two additional sessions for more detailed navigation. These sessions will be optional for ABS course attendees.

  • Jan 23 - Mar 19th, 2020
    Thu for 8 weeks from 6:00 - 8:00 pm


1081 Eagle Lake Rd.
Bar Harbor, ME 04609 Get directions

Room: 106

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This program is offered by Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education . For more information, contact 288-4703.

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