Accelerated Safe Powerboat Handling
This 7 hour hands-on, on-the-water course is for anyone who has taken a classroom boating course but needs experience to safely operate a small motorboat and improve their boathandling skills. Students will be expected to have already taken their Boaters Ed course online and will have to bring their Boaters Ed card to the course to prove they are legal to drive a boat. This course focuses on hands-on application of all skills, and almost all of your time will be spent actually out on the boat, with short periods in the classroom to explain the concepts first.
What You’ll Learn
- Engine & electrical systems
- Starting procedures
- Leaving & returning to a slip
- Close-quarters maneuvers
- Steering a range
- Proceeding to a destination
- Person in Water rescue
- High speed turns
- High speed quick stops
- Towing and being towed
- Safety, prep & weather briefings
- Maneuvering concepts
State boating education certificate essential
12 to Adult (may be affected by state minimum age)
You will earn a Safe Powerboat Handling certificate
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