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The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is offering the About Boating Safely Boating Course

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Class Schedule:

  • Date: April 24, 2021
  • Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Coffee and soft drinks provided.
There will be a 30-minute break for lunch (not provided) – There is also a restaurant in the park.

Cost: $20.00 per student

  • Location: Badin Shores Resort Club House, located inside Badin Lake Resort

Please call and reserve your space, COVID Restrictions:

  • We are limiting the class to 20 students
  • After completing the class, students will be mailed their certificates and ID cards.

Covered topics include:

  • Introduction to Boating
  • Boating Law
  • Navigation
  • Safe Boating
  • Boat Problems
  • Trailering, Storing and Protecting Your Boat
  • Boat Safety Equipment

Please Contact:

  • Brad Simpson 336-207-1357  bvsimpson@dtiibs.com or
  • Chris Parrish 336-707-3878 clparrish2003@yahoo.com

This instructive one-day class is highly recommended to anyone planning on operating a boat.
You need education if you were born on or after Jan. 1, 1988, and will be operating a boat or PWC of 10 hp or more in North Carolina.

Age and Operator Restrictions:

  • A person younger than 14 years old may not operate a PWC legally.
  • A person 14 or 15 years old may operate a PWC only if:
    • He or she is accompanied on board the PWC by a person who is at least 18 years old and who is in compliance with the requirements for operating a vessel or…
    • He or she has on his or her personal identification showing proof of age and a boating certification card showing proof of passing a boating safety course approved by NASBLA and accepted by the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission or…
    • He or she has on his or her personal identification showing proof of age and proof of other boating safety education in compliance with state laws.
  • Anyone 16 years old or older and born on or after January 1, 1988, may operate a PWC with a motor of 10 hp or greater only if he or she is in compliance with the requirements for operating a vessel.


  • North Carolina law enforcement officers patrol the waterways to make your boating experience safe and pleasant. Cooperate with them by following the laws and guidelines.

Carry the Card:

  • Vessel operators who are required to have a Boater Education Card must carry the card onboard the vessel and have it available for inspection by an enforcement officer.


  • Not carrying your Boater Education Card when one is required can result in a fine.
  • Many insurance companies offer discounts for boat owners upon successful completion of the course.


April 24
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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BSR Clubhouse
135 Dove Ln
New London, NC 28127 United States
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