Boating safety course to be offered in Conway

CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - A boating class is being offered by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary for boaters of all ages and experience.

The class will be held Saturday, May 31 from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the Conway Fitness Center on Millpond Road.

The course, About Boating Safety, is certified by South Carolina DNR and graduates will be awarded the S.C. Boater Education Card.

In South Carolina, boaters under the age of 16 are required to pass an approved boater education course before operating, without supervision, a personal watercraft or boat with a motor of 15 hp or more.

The course costs $30.00 per person, or $40.00 for two family members. Students under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult enrolled in the class.

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