Take boater safety course to get ready for summer

Updated 4/22/2022 12:40 PM

America's Boating Course is a premier boat safety course designed for boaters using all types of watercraft. It is a NASBLA approved course that meets the state certification requirements.

The material covered includes boat terminology, required boat equipment, watercraft rules and regulations, boat handling, navigation rules, aids to navigation, emergency conditions, marine communications, water sport safety, trailering, PWC operation, and knot tying. It also includes a review and examination.


The three-day course is being offered by America's Boating Club of Waukegan. It will be held at the Fox Waterway Agency office in Fox Lake from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. three consecutive Saturdays: May 7, 14 and 21. Participants should attend all three dates.

The total course cost is $15, to be paid on the first day of class, at which time participants will receive the course materials, including a textbook.

To register, call America's Boating Club at (414) 861-7228 or email education@wspsboating.org.