News

News brief | Boater Safety Classes offered in early 2009 on MI

Boaters 12 years and over in Washington State are required to take or have taken a National Association of State Boating Law Administrators and Washington State approved boating education course to operate a boat with a motor rated over 15 horse power. In 2009, this requirement applies to persons aged 25 and younger with full implementation being phased in over the next several years.

Classes are held at the Mercer Island Fire Station, 3030 78th Ave SE. Upcoming dates for 2009 include:

• January 13 and 14 (2 four hour sessions)

• February 21 (a single 8 hour class)

• February 24 and 25 (2 four hour sessions)

Pre-registration is required. Register by contacting Mercer Island Marine Patrol by e-mail at: keith.mcdonough@mercergov.org. Cost: $15.00 Limit: 20. For more information, please visit www.mercergov.org/boatersafety.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.
blog comments powered by Disqus

Read the latest Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 29 edition online now. Browse the archives.

Friends to Follow

View All Updates