Hands on training in maneuvering, docking, piloting, and systems use on a twinscrew vessel.
With coaching from a powerboat expert you will learn to operate a 29'-40' twinscrew powerboat with confidence and safe command in light to moderate conditions. The course allows time for both practical instruction and theory to help build seamanship knowledge and practial boat handling skills. Course topics include boat systems, engine and helm controls, docking and close-quarter maneuvering, boat control in open water, anchoring, emergency procedures, VFH radio operation, charts and aids to navigation.
This is a US POWERBOATING Basic Powerboat Operation and Cruising Certification Course, Course materials will be mailed to students ahead of time to allow you ample time to prepare foryour class. A passing grade on the practical and the written test is required for final certification.
Students interested in the traning may take the course without the certification.
Saturday - Sunday, 9am - 4pm
Thursday-Friday, 12 pm - 7 pm
Online Schedule and Registration
Minimum 3, Maximum 5 students
Introduction to Powerboats or similar experience.
Ability to swim 50 yards.
$715 per person with Certification
Text and Certification Materials included
$615 per person without Certification
Text and Certification Materials not included