Free boating safety classes

Monica Burguera Foundation_FinalThe Monica Burguera Foundation, the charity named in honor of Monica Burguera, a young woman killed in a boating accident during 2006 Columbus Day festivites, is hosting boating safety classes from now through December at various locations around Miami. The full-day program runs from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. except for those exceptions noted below. Classes are taught by the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary and are free due to the Foundation’s support. Classes are held on Saturdays.

Here’s the schedule:

  • Feb. 21, About Boating Safely, held at Key Biscayne Community Center, 10 Village Green Way, Key Biscayne, FL 33149
  • March 7, Navegando America (in Spanish), held at Rickenbacker Marina, Whiskey Joe’s, 3301 Rickenbacker Cswy., Key Biscayne, FL 33149
  • March 21, About Boating Safely, held at Miami Children’s Hospital, 3100 SW 62 Ave., Miami, FL 33155
  • April 11, About Boating Safetyheld at Mercy Hospital, 3663 S. Miami Ave., Coconut Grove, FL
  • May 2, Piloting Workshopheld at Foundation Offices. 8 a.m. to noon.
  • May 2, Piloting Workshop (in Spanish), held at Foundation Offices. 1-4:30 p.m.
  • May 16, About Boating Safety, held at Key Biscayne Community Center
  • May 30, Navegando America (in Spanish), held at Foundation Offices
  • June 13, About Boating Safety, held at Rickenbacker Marina
  • July 18, About Boating Safety, held at Mercy Hospital
  • July 25, Navegando America (in Spanish), held at Foundation offices
  • Aug. 8, About Boating Safety, held at Miami Children’s Hospital
  • Aug. 15, Piloting Workshop (in Spanish), held at Foundation Offices. 8 a.m. to noon.
  • Aug. 15, Piloting Workshop (in Spanish), held at Foundation Offices. 1-4 p.m.
  • Sept. 12, About Boating Safety, held at Mercy Hospital
  • Sept. 19, Navegando America (in Spanish), held at Foundation Offices
  • Oct. 3, About Boating Safety, held at Key Biscayne Community Center
  • Nov. 14, About Boating Safety, held at Mercy Hospital
  • Nov. 21, Navegando America (in Spanish), held at Foundation Offices
  • Dec. 5, About Boating Safety, held at Foundation Offices

For more info call 305-301-6766.

 

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