ASPS Education Program
This year promises to be an exciting year with a variety of boating
Piloting and Marine Communications postponed 1 Week, New Start Dates (Posted 9-29-2014)
Marine Communications Systems
* DNR Boating Safety Class Reschedued - Weekend Course
January 17 & 18, 2015
Place Bacon Sails and Marine Supplies
Time Saturday 9:30 AM to 3:00 (30 min Lunch Break), PM Sunday 12 Noon to 4 PM
Born after July 1972, you need a Boating Safety Card to legaly operate a recreational motor vessal in Maryland. This course awards the card for all who attend the course and pass the test with an 80% or higher. The class is being offered on two Tuesday Wednesday sessions four classes in total with the test on the last night. Attendence is necessay to be awarded the card. The basics of boating safety and Maryland boating laws and more will be part of the class. All attendees will recieve the Maryland Boating Safety guide.
Rules of the Road - Will be reschedued in Spring
December 9, 2014
This seminar provides an explanation with examples of the 37 Rules of the Road for both the U.S. Inland Rules and the International Rules (COLREGS). It simplifies the sometimes complex law relating to boat operation for the recreational boater. It is a starting point for study preparation for the USCG License examination. This seminar kit includes McGraw-Hill's The One Minute Guide to the Nautical Rules of the Road by Charlie Wing, Seminar Guide, a seminar certificate, and an ED-46 course/seminar registration form.
January 13, 2015
Place : Bacon Sails and Marine Supplies
Time 7- 9 PM
This seminar explains how to select, install, calibrate and use your compass on board your boat. You will learn which features are most important and what will work best for you, how to deal with variation between true and magnetic north, and how to adjust your compass to remove most of the deviation caused by local magnetic influences. This is an essential seminar for all boaters.
Bacon Sails and Marine Supplies, 116 Legion Ave., Annapolis MD, 410-263-4880
West Marine, 113 Hilsmere Dr., Annapolis MD 21403, 410-268-0129
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