Boating Certificate Class
Boat America is a boating certificate class that offers an in-depth and interesting boating safety course, and provides the knowledge needed to obtain a boating certificate. Class cost is $25.
This class is for ages 12 years old and older. Either Arizona or California residents can participate and will be issued a state boater’s card.
Introduction to Boating – Types of power boats, boating vocabulary, sailboats, paddle boats, powering boats, and engine types.
Boating Law – Boat registration, regulations, hull identification numbers, required safety equipment, Federal boating law, state boating law, and reporting accidents.
Safety Equipment – Life jackets, fire extinguishers, sound-producing devices, visual distress signals, anchors, and other safety equipment.
Safe Operation and Navigation – Buoys and beacons, aids to navigation, navigation rules, docking, and the dangers of alcohol on the water.
Boating Emergencies – Hypothermia, boating accidents, man overboard, capsizing, emergency radio calls, carbon monoxide dangers, and weather.
Sports and Boating – Water-skiing, hunting and hunting gear, PWC operation, and other boating tip
Some insurance companies will also offer discounts on boating insurance to boaters who successfully complete this 8-hour course.
This event is held at the Lake Havasu City Water Safety Center at 1801 S. Hwy 95. Coffee, water, snacks and materials will be provided.