Upcoming Classes

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Unless otherwise noted, all courses held at
Bellingham Technical College (BTC).
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Contact Education Officer for more information.

America’s Boating Course:
Boaters Education Course
Basic Boating Knowledge
[MARIN 110]

This class qualifies for the WA State Boater Education Card.

    It includes:
  • Required local boating knowledge
  • Basic boat handling
  • safety equipment
  • right of way rules
  • navigation
  • adverse boating conditions
  • US Coast Guard and WA State boating requirements

Passing the final exam for this course results in issuance of the WA State Boaters Education Card.

This course will be taught by Bill Morin and Madeline Mimi Tompkins, Bellingham Sail and Power Squadron Certified Instructors.

Tuesday Evenings: 6:30-8:30 pm
Apr 4 - May 30 = $185
($20 discount for BSPS members)