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 Handleing for the Recreational Boater, 2020

Class Dates:

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

April Class
   Date:   Tuesday, April 21, 2020
   Hours:  7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

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:

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

March Class
   Date:   Saturday March 7, 2020
   Hours:  9:00 AM to Noon

May Class
   Date:   Saturday, May 2, 2020
   Hours:  9:00 AM to Noon

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.