LONG BEACH (Jan. 2) --- The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is set to begin a Boating Skills and Seamanship class starting Jan. 15 in Los Alamitos.
The 11-week course will run from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. at the Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church at 11600 Los Alamitos Blvd.
The instruction is free, but the textbook costs $45. Certificates will be awarded to students who successfully complete the course.
Some insurance companies offer discounts to boaters who have successfully completed courses such as this one.
USCG Aux. instructor Doug Conwell is scheduled to teach the class. For further information, call Conwell at (562) 304-3497; or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.