U.S. COAST GUARD AUXILIARY

Flotilla 42, Rochester, New York

Other Boating Courses

You can make a difference!

By taking more in-depth boater training courses, you help minimize risk, injury and property damage when using recreational boats. By taking preventive measures, you can maximize safe use and enjoyment of your boating experiences.

The boating courses offered on this page will enhance your knowledge of recreational boating.


Knot Tying & Line Handling for the Recreational Boater, 2020

Class Dates:

April Class
   Suspended due to COVID-19 Virus.

June Class
   Date:   Tuesday, June 9, 2020
   Hours:  7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

August Class
   Date:   Tuesday, August 4, 2020
   Hours:  7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

October Class
   Date:   Tuesday, October 8, 2020
   Hours:  7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Course Name: Knot Tying & Safe Line Handling for the Recreational Boater

Topics covered: Rope vs Line, Types of line, Basic line terminology, Securing your boat, Basic boating knot tying, Safe line handling techniques, Line accessories, Throwing a heave line, Coiling and stowing lines.

Course Cost: $20.00    Class Size is Limited.

For more information or interest in taking a future class, contact Ron Infarinato, (585) 260-6935:   
Auxiliary42class@gmail.com.

VHF Radio Education for Mariners for 2020

Class Dates:

May Class
   Suspended due to COVID-19 Virus.

July Class Class
   Date:   Saturday, July 25, 2020
   Hours:  9:00 AM to Noon

September Class
   Date:   Saturday, September 26, 2020
   Hours:  9:00 AM to Noon

Course Name: VHF-FM Radio Education for Recreational Boaters

Topics covered:FM vs AM, Keying a VHF radio microphone, Radio check, Adjusting squelch, Emergency channels 16 or 9; use & misuse, Procedural words for marine communications, Phonetic alphabet, Reporting Latitude & Longitude, Mayday, Pan-pan & Securite communications, DSC-digital select calling and Overview of Rescue 21

Course Cost: $20.00    Class Size is Limited.

For more information or interest in taking a future class, contact Ron Infarinato, (585) 260-6935:   
Auxiliary42class@gmail.com.