GREENWICH, Conn. -- A free Connecticut boating course will be offered from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on two Saturdays -- May 7 and June 11 -- by the Greenwich Sail & Power Squadron in conjunction with the Greenwich Marine Police.
The classes will be at Greenwich Police Headquarters, 11 Bruce Place.
Become a skilled boater -- sail, power, paddle or jet ski. The class covers the following skills:
- General boat handling
- Safe towing (water skiing & tubing)
- Docking and anchoring
- Radio NEW VHF/DSC
- Ropes, cleats, knots, all made easy
The above skills qualifies students for a Connecticut Boating Certificate (and includes PWC/jet ski certificate).
The cost is $80 per person and includes coffee and sandwich lunch. A family discount is available.
To register, click here , for the June 11 course or call Susan Ryan at 203-698-0441 or email GreenwichSquadron@gmail.com. To register for the May 7 class, contact Ryan.
Before the class, students will be supplied with materials, the day’s program and parking suggestions.
This is a free class. Students also receive a six-month squadron membership.