Boating certification course set

A one-day boating-safety course leading to a state boating certificate is scheduled March 13 at the South Benson Marina.

The course will be conducted by U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 77 and meets requirements for certification to operate power boats and personal watercraft on Connecticut waters, according to Coast Guard Auxiliary spokesman Evan J. Tilley.

The course has a $60 fee, which includes materials, lunch and refreshments. Advance registration is required and may be done by calling 203-259-0770 or 203-368-2778.