Recreational boating courses, which cover a wide range of skills and safety topics, will begin soon throughout the region, taught by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary.
The full “Boating Skills and Seamanship” courses run 13 sessions, generally one or two nights a week. However, shorter versions of the course are offered at certain times of the year.
The Spokane course begins Feb. 15 and runs Tuesday and Thursday evenings through March 28 at Glover Junior High, 2404 W. Longfellow. Info: 534-2028.
A similar course in the Spokane Valley begins Feb. 13 at University High School. Info: 928-6993.
Fees run about $25 to cover costs of manuals. Other courses in this region include:
Coeur d’Alene has two sevensession courses, one beginning March 4 and another beginning May 6. Info: (208) 765-2342.
Sandpoint has a 13-session course beginning Feb. 6, Tuesday nights, featuring the latest 11th edition manual. Info: (208) 263-0466. , DataTimes