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Class has been CANCELLED!

America's Boating Course®

May 9, 2020

The course  provides essential information for all types of craft, including sail, power, and personal watercraft (PWC). Whether you are considering a purchase or have been boating for years, we invite you and your family to join us to learn about:

  - Boat Handling and Seamanship
  - Required Equipment

  - Rules of the Road
  - Lines and Knots

  - Nautical Charts and Aids to Navigation
  - Engine Troubleshooting

  - Boat Trailering

plus On-The-Water dockside demonstration!!! (subject to equipment availability)

Lunch will be provided.

This course meets the State of North Carolina requirement that any person born on or after January 1, 1988 must successfully complete a NASBLA approved boating  education course before operating any vessel propelled by a motor of 10 HP or greater (G.S. 75A-16.2).

Chapter 1
 Section 1: Getting Started
 Section 2: Required Safety Equipment
 Section 3: Going Boating
Chapter 2
 Section 4: Navigation Rules
 Section 5: Navigation Aids
 Section 6: Lights and Sound Signals
 Section 7: Government Regulations
 Section 8: State and Local Regulations
NC Vessel Operator’s Guide
Chapter 3
 Section 9: Finding Your Way
 Section 10: Anchoring
 Section 11: Adverse Conditions & Emergencies
 Section 12: Communications Afloat
Chapter 4
 Section 13: Water Sports Safety
 Section 14: Trailering
 Section 15: Personal Watercraft Operation
 Section 16: Knots and Lines
Exam Review
Course Exam

If you are interested in taking this class, please contact:
-Tom Taylor (919-266-1860 or
  -Paula Mizell (919-261-6785 or

  • USPS member (includes books): $50.00
  • USPS member (sharing books): $10.00
  • Non-USPS member (includes books): $50.00
  • Non-USPS member (sharing books): $10.00

For further information, contact:

Tom Taylor

(919) 266‑1860