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April 02, 2022

Boater's Safety Course

Maple Bluff Parks and Recreation Department • 18 Oxford Place MadisonWI  53704 Organized by Maple Bluff Parks and Recreation Department

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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.Sports and Boating – Water-skiing, hunting and hunting gear, PWC operation, and other boating tips.

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April 02, 2022

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM


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Ages 12-99 · Co-Ed


Maple Bluff Parks and Recreation Department

18 Oxford Place MadisonWI  53704

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