Sheriff’s Office to Provide Boat Safety Training Classes

Sheriff’s Office to Provide Boat Safety Training Classes

SWEETWATER COUNTY — The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit is pleased to announce upcoming recreational boating safety training classes.

There are two basic courses scheduled for Wednesday, July 7 from 6-8 p.m. and Thursday, July 8, from 5-7 p.m. There is also an advanced class scheduled for Thursday, July 8, from 7-9 p.m.

All classes will be held in the sheriff’s office training room at the Sweetwater County Justice Complex located at 50140B US Highway 191 South in Rock Springs.

Training topics will include common terminology, trailering, marlinspike seamanship, docking and mooring, navigation, vessel handling, weather conditions, communications, safety and emergency equipment and procedures, state law and much more. A federally certified marine law enforcement training instructor will lead the classes.

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These classes are free and open to the public, ages eight and up. Space is limited, so please register in
advance.

To register, or for more information, please contact Sergeant Steve Powell by phone at (307) 922-5337 or
via email at powells@sweet.wy.us.