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The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary plans to hold two, one-day boating safety classes that will satisfy state requirements.
From boats to other types of watercraft, lots of people will be hitting area waterways this summer and that's why the U.S. Coast Guard is offering boating safety classes to ensure they know what to do to protect themselves and others when out on the water.
No one wants to get a ticket when they're driving or boating... except perhaps for kids in Brunswick County.
Memorial Day weekend is what the US Coast Guard calls the "kick off to boat season," and they want to make sure you know how to stay safe on the water.
The wakes from boats cruising along the Intracoastal Waterway in Southport are a major issue, many boaters say.
Class was in session on Saturday in Wrightsville Beach, but not for math or science. Boating safety was the topic of conversation.
The Coast Guard is closing ten buoys in Lockwoods Folly Inlet near Oak Island and Holden Beach, due to extensive shoaling and safety concerns.
If North Carolina's boating safety coordinator could drill one rule into the minds of people on the water, it would be: Wear your life jacket.
May 16-22 is National Boating Safety Week and U.S. Coast Guard released a new app hoping to keep more folks safe in the water.