Safe Boating Class




FEE: $42

You will be safer because you took this course. In cooperation with the Gloucester Power Squadron, the Essex Shipbuilding Museum is proud to offer this ongoing class for youths as well as adults. Massachusetts requires the successful completion of a proctored exam before youths (over the age of 12) can legally operate a motorboat without adult supervision. If you’re contemplating buying your first boat, this course will help you become a confident skipper and make your underway activities safer. The Massachusetts Environmental Police’s Safe Boating Certificate is awarded to those who successfully complete this course. $42 includes class time, book, self-study CD, and exam.

Call 978-768-7541 for more information or to register.

About the Essex Shipbuilding Museum

The Essex Shipbuilding Museum tells the extraordinary story of a small New England village that built more two-masted wooden fishing schooners than any other place in the world. Preserving the history of the wooden shipbuilding industry, an integral part of the economy and culture in New England and the United States since the 1630’s, the Museum maintains one of the best maritime collections in the region. Museum projects have built or interpreted schooners, Chebacco boats, sailing lighters, dories and privateers. The last intact American fishing schooner, the Evelina M. Goulart is currently being preserved and documented. Innovative, experiential educational programs teach concepts through a rich mix of content knowledge and hands-on activities for children, adults, seniors and educators from around the world. Located in the heart of Essex, Massachusetts and integral to the town’s historic character, scenic vista