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Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-42, Santa Monica Bay

Division 12 of the 11th Coast Guard District Southern Region
Based At California Yacht Club, Marina del Rey, California
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Auxiliary Classes


If you already know which course interests you, scroll to the bottom of this page to register.

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary courses provide instruction to boaters at all levels, from the fundamental to the advanced. Our courses are taught by experienced and knowledgeable instructors committed to the highest standards of the U.S. Coast Guard.

The links below provide short descriptions of each course offered by the Auxiliary.

Multi-Lesson Classroom Courses
Length Of Class
About Boating Safely (ABS) - Multi-Session 8 hours All Boaters
Boating Skills & Seamanship (BS&S) 8-13 lessons Power Boaters
Sailing Skills & Seamanship (SSS) 8-13 lessons Sail Boaters
Weekend Navigator (NAV) 8-13 lessons All Boaters
Seminar (One-Day) Classroom Courses
Length Of Class
About Boating Safely (ABS) - Seminar 8 hours All Boaters
GPS for Mariners (GPSFM) 4 hours All Boaters
How To Read A Nautical Chart (HRNC) 4 hours All Boaters
Personal Water Craft Safety (PWC) 2 hours All Boaters
Suddenly In Command (SIC) 4 hours All Boaters
Classes For Kids
Length Of Class
Boating Fun (BF) 1 Hour 4-9 Year Olds
Waypoints (WP) 1-3 Hours 10-12 Year Olds

Check back later for 2015 Marina del Rey Area Flotilla 12-42 Classes.

HRNC and GPSFM use the all-new 2012 Second Edition textbooks.
Couples may take any class for $10 more than the per person price
All class fees (including couples) include one textbook and one set of course materials.

Please preregister at least seven days in advance to allow time to schedule instructors and insure adequate course materials.  Courses with insufficient preregistrations are subject to cancellation.  While walk-ins are welcome, class fees are $10 more at the door and course materials might not immediately be available.

Online payment can be made using your Credit or Debit Card, or Paypal Account.  Use the dropdown menu below to select the payment options for the class(es) desired. You will receive an email confirmation of your registration and payment.  You do NOT need a Paypal account to use this feature!  If you are unable to enter your Credit or Debit Card information online, you may call us at the number below and we will process your payment over the phone.

Prepay Classes via Credit, Debit or Paypal:

Classes are taught by Flotilla 12-42 at the California Yacht Club, unless otherwise indicated.
4469 Admiralty Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292.
For questions or more information, contact us at:
classes@uscga1242.org or (424) 248-7190.