Basics of Boating – America’s Boating Course on Lake Allatoona

America’s Boating Course (ABC) is the nation’s premier basic boating safety course, having been approved by the US Coast Guard and the State of Georgia.  The Corps of Engineers, and Georgia’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR) have teamed with the Atlanta Sail and Power Squadron to offer the course at Lake Allatoona and at Lake Lanier.

America’s Boating Courses on Lake Allatoona will be held on the following dates:

Dates

Saturday, July 15 2017

Classes are from 8:30-4:30 at Army Corps of Engineers’ office, 1138 GA Highway Spur 20, Cartersville, GA 30121 (view map). For information on this class at Lake Lanier, click here.

Learn the Basics of Boating!

  • Boat Handling – Docking and Trailering
  • Safety Equipment and Procedures
  • Navigation Basics – Rules of the Road
  • Boat Types and Terminology

This class is great for adults and teens, you can enjoy learning as a family! The class is approved by the State of Georgia Department of Natural Resources (GA DNR) and by the National Association of the State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA).

You may be able to save on your boat insurance after taking a “America’s Boating Course” class – check with your agent for details!

Register Online

The class runs from 8:30 – 4:30. Course fee is $18/student online or $20/student cash/check.  If you wish to purchase the optional reference text and CD there is an additional $20 fee.  For more information email abc@usps-atlanta.org.

You may be able to save on your boat insurance after taking a “America’s Boating Course” class – check with your agent for details!

Register Online

Complete the form below to register. You may pay at the class. Your information will be kept in the strictest confidence and will never be provided outside the Atlanta Sail and Power Squadron.

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America’s Boating Course Fee – Payment at first class $20.00
America’s Boating Course Fee – 10% Discount with payment made online $18.00
Reference Text with CD (Optional) $20.00
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