Each sail and powerboat student must complete the RI Safe Boating Course at: https://www.boat-ed.com/rhodeisland and present the certificate of completion at the first ground school session. Unless you can show a current National Association of Boating Law Administrators Safe Boating Certificate from any state.
FISHING AT NAVAL STATION NEWPORT
In order to fish on base, you must have a RI Saltwater fishing license, go to https://www.ri.gov/DEM/huntfish to print one (free for active duty personnel). You must also have a base fishing license, call Environmental at (401) 841-7607. Licenses are only available Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m. (no holidays) located in Building 1.
THERE IS NO FISHING AT THE PIERS, VEHICLE BRIDGES OR AT COASTERS HARBOR ISLAND MARINA.
This MWR facility is open to Active Duty personnel, Reservists, Retirees, Dependents, Veterans, DoD civilians, and Contractors with valid ID & base access. MWR has gone cashless, all major credit cards are accepted.
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