Coast Guard offering safe boating course



FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — Flotilla 29 of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Lake Lanier, announced a boating safety course, to be held on Aug. 16. The course will consist of seven lessons and also serves as a personal watercraft (PWC) certified course for children under the age of 16, in compliance with the new boater education law. This course will be given at the Coast Guard Operations Center, 6995 Lights Ferry Road in Flowery Branch.

The course will include boat safety, Georgia boating laws and emergency procedures.

Classes run from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., and cost is $40. Discounts are available for additional family members.

Successful completion of this course may result in boat insurance premium reductions.

For additional information, call 770-841-8388 or email


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