Free boating courses offered

By Reader Staff

The Bonner County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting Boat Idaho courses on April 14, May 5 and June 9 for the boating public wanting to learn basic boating laws and safety.

A Bonner County Sheriff’s Marine Division deputy checks a boat launching at Sandpoint City Beach Photo by Cameron Rasmusson.

Classes begin at 9 a.m. at the Marine Division boat house located at 4001 North Boyer Road in Sandpoint. Classes are expected to last about six hours. These are free to the public and open to residents of any state.

Each course will teach you about boating safety and requirements, including necessary equipment. Basic boating laws and rules of the road with regard to navigation and boater courtesy will be instructed.

To ask questions or sign up for a course, call 208-263-8417 ext. 3125.

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