About Boating Safety (ABS) - Coast Guard Auxiliary
UNITED STATES COAST GUARD AUXILIARY
Boat America is a boating certificate class that offers an in-depth and interesting boating safety course, and provides the knowledge needed to obtain a boating certificate. Become a PA state-certified boat operator. The certificate earned in PA is state authorized and is accepted in all states (including New Jersey) where required for operation of powered vessels including personal watercraft (jet skis, etc.). US Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 17-2 instructors will provide an introduction to boating, safety equipment, safe operation and navigation, boating emergencies, trailering, sports and boating and general regulatory information. This is a minimum eight-hour requirement for a state certificate.
Some insurance companies will also offer discounts on boating insurance to boaters who successfully complete this course".
Instructor: Coast Guard Auxiliary Members