The Martha’s Vineyard Coast Guard Auxiliary will hold a safe boating class on April 23, which will feature updated material and be tailored to boaters navigating Vineyard waters.

The course will be held at the West Tisbury fire department on State Road from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The cost is $40 per person and includes all course material.

Both beginners and experts are welcome and topics will range from boating law, safety equipment, navigation and what to do in boating emergencies.

Students under 16 years old who complete the course will meet the state requirements for a boating license.

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