Boating Safety Education Course will be offered by ODNR Division of Watercraft Ashtabula at The West Woods inThe Oak Room, 9465 Kinsman Road (Route 87), Novelty, Ohio.
The Ohio Boating Education Course will be offered on three consecutive Monday nights: April 1, 8 and 15, 2013, from 6 to 9 p.m., according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Watercraft. The fee for the course is $5, which covers the cost of course materials. Interested persons may register to take the course by calling 440-964-0518.
The Ohio Boating Education Course covers a variety of boating topics such as the navigation rules of the road, boating and personal safety equipment, navigational signage, Ohio boating laws and much more. Approximately 12,000 Ohioans complete an approved boating safety education course each year.
Ohio law requires any person born on or after January 1, 1982, to be able to show proof they have successfully completed an approved boating safety education course if they operate any watercraft powered by a motor greater than 10 horsepower. For additional information on Ohio’s boating requirements, education classes, and other boating opportunities and programs, contact the Division of Watercraft at 440-964-0518 and visit the agency’s website.
For more information, contact:
SPECIALIST MAGGIE BROWN
ODNR Division of Watercraft Ashtabula
1 Front Street, Ashtabula, OH 44004