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A New Maine Boating Law takes effect Jan. 1, 2024. It requires a person born on or after January 1, 1999 operating a boat over 25 hp on inland and coastal waters to have taken the in-person Boat America course, pass an exam, have the state’s Boat America card, and be registered in the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife database. Completing this Boat America course satisfies the requirements. In addition, some insurance companies offer boating insurance discounts to boat owners who have successfully completed this course.
TOPICS INCLUDE: Introduction to boating: boat types, boating terms, engine types. Boating Laws: registration, Federal and state boating laws. Safety Equipment: life jackets, fire extinguishers, etc. Safe Operation and Navigation: buoys and beacons, navigation rules, docking. Boating Emergencies: hypothermia, boating accidents, man overboard, capsizing, weather. Trailering: types of trailers, lights, hitches, towing a trailer. Sports and Boating: water-skiing, hunting and hunting gear, and other boating tips.
Oct 4 - 25th, 2023
Wed for 4 weeks from 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Great Salt Bay School
559 Main St.
Damariscotta, ME 04543 Get directions