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Boating Courses
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Name of CourseDateSponsoring OrganizationLocationAddressContactFeePre-Reg RequiredAdditional Info
Basic Boating
6/2/2018
09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

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  Allegheny County
Mosites MotorSports Sea-Doo
Rt. 30 and Luehm Dr.
North Versailles, PA 15137
John Stimak
jcstimak@comcast.net
724-575-3230
$20.00yesMorning snacks and light lunch provided. For Email and text registrations list full names and phone number.
Basic Boating
6/9/2018
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM

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Brookfield Renewable Pike County
Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center
126 Lamberton Lane (formerly PPL Drive)
Hawley, PA 18428
Michelle Chorba
michelle.chorba@brookfieldrenewable.com
570-226-1370
 yesPlease bring a packed lunch and snacks as there are no vending machines on the premises. Coffee and water will be provided.
USCG Auxiliary
6/12/2018
06:00 PM to 10:00 PM
(Daily 1 of 2)
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USCG-AUX Luzerne County
Harvey's Lake American Legion
Route 415
Harvey's Lake, PA 18618
James Johnson
jsj248@yahoo.com
570-639-2898
$25.00yes 
Basic Boating
7/21/2018
10:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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  Lackawanna County
Thornhurst Fire Hall
351 River Road
Thornhurst Township, PA 18424
Allan Schreffler
alschreffl@pa.gov
570-477-2206
 yes 
USCG Auxiliary
About Boating Safely
9/1/2018
08:00 AM to 05:00 PM

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Coast Guard Auxiliary Philadelphia County
One Washington Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Ralph Onesti
pe@flotilla476.org
610-745-3998
$65.00yesThis meets the requirements for both PA and NJ Boating Certificates. Registration form and payment must be received before start date.
USCG Auxiliary
Sailing Skills and Seamanship
9/5/2018
07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
(Weekly 1 of 16)
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Coast Guard Auxiliary Philadelphia County
One Washington Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Ralph Onesti
pe@flotilla476.org
610-745-3998
$115.00yesThis meets the requirements for both PA and NJ Boating Certificates. Registration form and payment must be received before start date. This starts on Wednesdays for 5 sessions then switches to Mondays for the remainder.
USCG Auxiliary
Coastal Navigation
9/6/2018
07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
(Weekly 1 of 13)
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Coast Guard Auxiliary Philadelphia County
One Washington Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Ralph Onesti
pe@flotilla476.org
610-745-3998
$140.00yesThis meets the requirements for both PA and NJ Boating Certificates. Registration form and payment must be received before start date. This is for what to do when your electronics fails!
USCG Auxiliary
Boating Skills and Seamanship
9/24/2018
07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
(Weekly 1 of 14)
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Coast Guard Auxiliary Philadelphia County
One Washington Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Ralph Onesti
pe@flotilla476.org
610-745-3998
$95.00yesThis meets the requirements for both PA and NJ Boating Certificates. Registration form and payment must be received before start date.
USCG Auxiliary
About Boating Safely
10/6/2018
08:00 AM to 05:00 PM

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Coast Guard Auxiliary Philadelphia County
One Washington Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Ralph Onesti
pe@flotilla476.org
610-745-3998
$65.00yesThis meets the requirements for both PA and NJ Boating Certificates. Registration form and payment must be received before start date.
USCG Auxiliary
About Boating Safely
11/3/2018
08:00 AM to 05:00 PM

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Coast Guard Auxiliary Philadelphia County
One Washington Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Ralph Onesti
pe@flotilla476.org
610-745-3998
$65.00yesThis meets the requirements for both PA and NJ Boating Certificates. Registration form and payment must be received before start date.
USCG Auxiliary
How to Read A Nautical Chart
12/1/2018
08:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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Coast Guard Auxiliary Philadelphia County
One Washington Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Ralph Onesti
pe@flotilla476.org
610-745-3998
$50.00yesThis is meant to give you a leg up on the more comprehensive Coastal Navigation Course.
USCG Auxiliary
Suddenly in Command
12/1/2018
12:30 PM to 04:30 PM

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Coast Guard Auxiliary Philadelphia County
One Washington Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Ralph Onesti
pe@flotilla476.org
610-745-3998
$50.00yesThe Captain becomes incapacitated and you find yourself, "Suddenly in Command"...The boater's guide to emergencies at sea.
Basic Boating
2/17/2019
08:00 AM to 04:00 PM

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PFBC Dauphin County
PFBC Headquarters
1601 Elmerton Avenue
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Dee Fisher
deafisher@pa.gov
717-705-7919
 yesBoating Safety Education Certificates are required: �To operate a personal watercraft �For persons born on or after January 1, 1982, to operate boats powered by motors greater than 25 horsepower. Any operator that is required to have a Boating Safety Education Certificate must carry the certificate with them while operating a boat. Approved permanent Boating Safety Education Certificates for Pennsylvania residents must be issued by the PA Fish & Boat Commission. Out of state boaters must have a certificate issued for a course approved by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA). While the course is FREE, it is the attendees' responsibility to provide a check or money order, payable to the PFBC, in the amount of $10.00 (ten dollars) to cover the cost of the actual certification card.