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

USCG Safety Class
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla., (January 20, 2016) – MarineMax announced today that the Panama City Beach store will be teaming up with local U.S.C.G. Auxiliary officers to host their February “Safe Boating Course” for this year’s boating season. This course will be held on February 6, 2016, 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 serve as a refresher course for those more experienced boaters. The cost is $35.00 per participant, $20.00 for each additional family member, and is payable by cash or personal check to the U.S.C.G. Auxiliary. The fee includes all classroom materials and 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 by sharing important safety practices, operational skills and maintenance advice that will keep you and your family protected while on the water.”

Topics that will be covered include general boating basics and knowledge, boating restrictions and regulations, required and recommended safety equipment, how to safely operate and navigate your boat, and 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 your vessel on the water with friends and family. To attend this event, RSVP no later than February 5, 2016 by calling Bob Fowler at 850-708-1317 or emailing, or RSVP for the class at (scroll down and click on the “EVENTS” tab).

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