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Aug 27 2012

Boating Safety Course Saturday, September 15

The Lake Pontchartrain Sail & Power Sqaudron will be conducting a one day Boating Safety Course September 15, 2012 from 8:00am-5:00pm at the Maritime Museum. Below is information about the course from the Sail & Power Sqaudron.

LOUISIANA LAW HAS CHANGED!

 Persons born after Jan. 1, 1984 may not operate a motorboat or PWC powered by a motor in excess of 10 HP unless they have successfully completed a boating safety course. 

Learn About:

Introduction to Boating; Federal and State Boating Laws; Personal Safety Equipment; Safe Boat Handling; Navigation; Boating Problems; Trailering, Storing, and Protecting Your Boat; Hunting and Fishing, Water Skiing, and River Boating; Personal Water Craft (PWC) and much, much more.

 This very popular course exceeds all State and Federal educational requirements.  Instruction is FREE, but there is a $ 25 charge for course material.  Passing the course will qualify participants for boat insurance discounts with many insurance providers.  Contact your insurance agent for what discounts they offer.

 For information or registration call:

Nick Chronis – 985 674 2687 or

Peggy Roy – 985 264 7467

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