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Safe Boating Information

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Float Plan

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Life Jacket Requirements

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Boating Safety for all ages
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Safety Topic for you! Flares & Distress Signals, from Boats US Click here to read more......

MMSI (Maritime Mobile Service Idenity) Please be sure to have the following items handy when completing the application:

  1. Up to 2 Emergency contact names, as well as the home and work or cell phone number of each.
  2. Any Vessel Wireless telephone or cell phone numbers used on board.
  3. Vessel Documentation or State Registration Number.
  4. If applicable, you may also include an EPIRB ID Code.
  5. If you are a BoatU.S. Member, please include your member number.
  6. The MMSI Number is assigned to the vessel, not to the radio. All radios, whether fixed installations or hand held and no matter how many, permanently associated with the same vessel, should all use the same MMSU Number.

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U S Coast Guard Auxiliary Courses

United States Power Squadron

For a copy of Tidal Heights and Depths click here

For a copy of Distance of Visibility click here

For a copy of Morse Code click here

For a copy of Marine Emergency and Distress Calls click here

For a copy of Barometer rise and fall click here

For a copy of Radio Information click here

N.E. Maritime U.S. Coast Guard approved Courses for boating safety
2 day Boating Safety and Launch Tender Courses
1 day plotting course
Captain's Courses Fall ~ Winter ~ Spring
Courses held at Hyannis and Marina Bay, Quincy (hold a course at your facility)
For information call: 508-790-3400