Boater Safety Course

Staff Writer
The Chronicle Express

The Yates County Sheriff's Marine Patrol will hold a boater's safety course for kids ages 10 through 18 and all persons 14 and older who wish to operate a personal watercraft from 8 a.m. to approximately 4 p.m. May 18 at the Yates County Sheriff's Office, 227 Main St., Penn Yan.

People who sign up for the class are asked to bring a personal floatation device. In recognition of National Safe Boating Week, which runs May 18-24, New York State is attempting to set a world attendance record. A class photo will be taken. T

he course is eight hours long and is limited to the first 20 students.

To sign up, respond in advance to the records window at the Yates County Public Safety Building, 227 Main St., Penn Yan from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, or leave a message at 315-536-5526. The last day to sign up is May 17. Call 315-536-5526, ext. 1 with questions.