This course provides basic boating knowledge for new and experienced boaters. Topics include required safety equipment, navigation rules and aids, regulations, communications, anchoring and more. This course is approved by the State of California and the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators meeting the requirement for the California Boater Card starting in 2018. Class will be held over two days on Friday, Sept. 29 from 6-9 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 30 from 9 a.m.-5p.m. Location: Southwestern Yacht Club, 2702 Qualtrough St., San Diego. Cost: $55 per book or $65 for two students and one book. Contact: Mike Philbrook. Phone: 619-475-9773. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Online registration: bit.do/BoatingSafety.