Combination 16 hour Classroom and Hands on, at the helm.

This Course Nationally recognized and approved by NASBLA

Taught by a USCG License Captain

 This course is for anyone who wants to learn how to safely operate a motorboat and improve their boat handling skills on actual boats. Your instructor is a  US Coast Guard licensed captain and certified by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA). NASBLA has approved this course and most states have recognized it and meets their requirements for a state boating safety education certificate. These national and state approvals call for the course to include a total of eight hours of classroom sessions covering required education topics. Students learn:

Classroom Sessions

On-the-Water Sessions

· Boats  and Motors

· Pre-departure Check lists

· Review of Engine & electrical systems

· Equipemt

· Fueling and Ventilation

· Line Handling and Knots

· Safe Loading and Powering

· Basic Navigation

· Preparation for getting underway

· Planning a day trip

· The Marine Environment

· Leaving & returning to a slip

· Rules of the Road

· Close-quarters maneuvers

· Boat operations

· Anchoring

· Seamanship

· Handling wakes & rough water. 

· Navigation

· Proceeding to a destination

· PWC Personal Water Craft

· Man overboard drills 

· Boating Related Activities

· Docking

· Accidents and Emergencies

· Post-departure Check lists


Ages 10-Adults Minimum age differs state to state

COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE WILL EARN; NASBLA certificate, state Safe Boating/PWC Education Certificate (in applicable states), US BOAT SCHOOL Safe Boating certificate.