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.

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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.

Trailering – Types of trailers, lights, hitches, towing a trailer. sandbar powersports boat rental

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. 


August 19th
8:00am – 4:00pm
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U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary – Lake Havasu City


Lake Havasu City Water Safety Center (Contact Point)
1801 AZ Hwy 95 S ,Lake Havasu City , AZ 86406
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