MarineMax Panama City Beach and U.S.C.G. Auxiliary – Partner in Boating Safety Course

May 27, 2015 – Panama City, FL – MarineMax announced today that the Panama City Beach store will be teaming up with local U.S.C.G. Auxiliary officers to host their June “Safe Boating Course” for this year’s boating season. This course will be held on June 6, 2015 at the MarineMax Panama City Beach facility from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM.

The course is designed to familiarize a novice or intermediate boater with boat handling and boating safety. It can also can serve as a refresher course for those more experienced boaters. The cost is $35.00 per participant, $20.00 for each additional family member. This includes all classroom materials and a lunch.

“This informative, hands-on course is a seminar version of the U.S.C.G. Auxiliary’s popular online course,” said Bob Fowler, sales consultant and broker, MarineMax Panama City Beach. “We try to have fun while interacting with personal instructors sharing important safety practices, operational skills and maintenance advice that will keep you and your family protected while having fun on the water.”

Topics that will be covered include the things you need to know about getting started in boating, boating restrictions and regulations, required and recommended safety equipment, how to safely operate and navigate your boat, how to handle issues that may arise. The seminar will also cover trailering, storing and protecting your boat and how to properly operate when hunting, fishing, waterskiing or operating on a river.

The course is intended to impart the knowledge and confidence you need to safely enjoy relaxing and operating on the water with your friends and family. To attend this event, RSVP no later than June 3, 2015 by email to, or RSVP for the class on the MarineMax Panama City Beach store site under the “EVENTS” tab.

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