About Boating Safely Course (ABS) taught by the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 2206 Port Jefferson, NY
This course covers the basics of recreational boating. Topics include Boat Education, Boating Safety, Boating Law and Regulation. Individuals who successfully complete the course and exam are awarded a NYS certificate.
New York State requires the passing of a Boating Safety Course if you are at least 10 years old and less than 18 and want to operate a motorboat or personal watercraft. Recently enacted Suffolk County law requires that as of 9/13/13 all Suffolk County residents operating a pleasure vessel in Suffolk County Waterways to complete an approved boating safety course and possess and display their safety course certificate while boating.
We encourage you to register and pay online @ www.cgapj.org to reserve a seat but walk-ins are welcome.