NEWPORT, R.I. - The summer boating season is fast approaching and now is the time to ensure all your cerifications are up to date! Confident Captain/Ocean Pros has announced they will be holding a USCG-approved First Aid & CPR course April 10th at their Newport training facility. Registration required.
WHAT: 8 Hour USCG-approved First Aid & CPR course
WHEN: Wednesday, April 10th 8AM-5PM
WHERE: Confident Captain/Ocean Pros Training Facility - Newport, RI
REGISTRATION: Call 401-849-1257 to register. Space is limited so call register early to reserve your seat!
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