Around the Tiers: Boating Courses

By Conor Mooney

Around the Tiers: Boating Courses

February 13, 2014 Updated Feb 13, 2014 at 7:45 PM EDT

(WBNG Binghamton) It may not seem like it with today's weather, but boating season will be here before we know it. Les Smith from the Susquenango Power Squadron came by to talk about some available classes.

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The following is a statement from the Susquenango Power Squadron.

"We are a unit of the United States Power Squadrons (USPS) which is celebrating 100 years in existence this year. Our squadron was founded in in 1957. We are all volunteers whose main objective is to educate the public on safely using a boat.
Those wishing to take the course must register on line or print out the form and bring it to the first class.

Cost is $40 per person including materials and the exam; however a family may share the material but pay $10 each for the exam for the other family members."