America’s boating course offered

PORT HADLOCK — The Point Wilson Sail & Power Squadron will conduct a two-day boating safety course from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 7 and Saturday, March 14.

The class is at the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding, 42 N. Water St.

The course will cover safety issues for sail and power boats, navigational rules, seamanship such as anchoring, handling emergencies at sea, using a VHF radio and trailering.

This class meets the requirements for the state Boaters Education Card.

The card is required by state law for adults and teenagers using watercraft with 15-horsepower or greater engine, people born before Jan. 1, 1955 are exempt from this requirement.

For more information or to register for the class, call Linda Newland at 360-437-9350.

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