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Auxiliary Classes:


The classes offered by Flotilla 12-4 are open to the public, and students are only responsible for the cost of materials. The courses are all taught by Flotilla Auxiliarists. Upon passing an examination at the conclusion of each course, students will receive a certificate which is accepted by some insurance companies for providing a discount.

Classes are taught in the beautiful facilities of the Del Rey Yacht Club, in Marina del Rey. For more information, contact Marc Porterfield at fso-pe@uscgamdr.org.--> The upcoming schedule of classes is as follows:

- BS&S
Cost: $80 (covers cost of materials)
Registration starts at 6:30pm on the first night
Class Starts at 7:00pm
- HRNC

Cost: $50 (covers cost of materials)
Registration starts at 6:30pm on the first night
Class Starts at 7:00pm

Boating Skills and Seamanship:

Bernie GranichThe U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary's Boating Skills and Seamanship (BS&S) course is a comprehensive course designed for both the experienced and the novice boater. The course, now in the BRAND NEW, 13th edition, consists of 6 core required two- to four-hour lessons, two added optional lessons that are normally included in the core course, plus five elective lessons, providing up-to-date knowledge for handling boats in all conditions. This course is appropriate for both Power and Sail Boaters.

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How to Read a Nautical Chart:

A three hour seminar course unraveling the mystery of charts. This course, taught over two sessions, will provide the navigator with the knowledge to interpret the chart's contents to navigate safely to their destination and return to port. Text and training chart included. This course is appropriate for both Power and Sail Boaters.

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Coast Guard Auxiliary

12-4, The Los Angeles Flotilla
A unit of Division 12, Eleventh Coast Guard District, Southern Region