Safety Course Trains, Certifies NJ Boaters
Coast Guard will teach drivers about safe boating.
Boating safely is a major issue for those who take advantage of Lake Hopatcong’s body of water, and now residents have the opportunity to learn more.
The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 67, which is stationed on Lake Hopatcong, will conduct an “About Boating Safely” course on Sunday, Feb. 17 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The course is taught by USCG certified instructors and covers all the subjects that satisfy requirements for mandatory NJ Boating Safety Certificates, according to a press release from the USCG.
Those who complete the daylong course will be able to obtain a New Jersey State Boating License from the NJ Motor Vehicle Commission. The class is being sponsored by the Hopatcong Homestead Beach Club and will be held at the Hopatcong Senior Center.
Cost is $65 and includes lunch. Register by calling 973-398-7869 or visiting hhbeach.com.