The Bass Pro Shops at 1133 N. Dobson Road in Mesa will be presenting the “American’s Boating Course.” The course, by the United States Power Squadrons, will cover trailering, docking and anchoring, boat handling, equipment, dealing with emergencies and more. This class satisfies Arizona Game and Fish requirements and is certified in all states requiring boating education. The course at Bass Pro Shops will be 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 2, or on Saturday, June 13. The $25 course charge includes a 250-page full-color reference book, CD and a six-month membership to USPS. USPS is a nonprofit recreational boating organization. To make reservations, call 602-908-7380 or e-mail ChuckP7173@gmail.com.
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