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Boat Handling

October 10 to December 5, 2019

This Boat Handling course is a natural first/next step in building a foundation of confidence and competence for safe and enjoyable boating on the water. It extends the knowledge and skills of the boater in handling and maneuvering a vessel, either sail or power. The course provides a better understanding of how boats behave under various conditions including close quarters and open water operations. Knowledge and skills are increased in the areas of anchoring, emergencies, rules of the road, and basic knots.





Rules of the Road – A Practical Approach

Confidence in Docking and Undocking – Slow Speed Maneuvering

Boating with Confidents – Handling Your Boat Underway

Anchoring with Confidence – Don’t Get Carried Away

Emergencies on Board – Preparation for Handling Common Problems

Knots and Line Handling – The Knots You Need to Know

Review and Final Exam


Thursday, Oct 10, 6:30 PM
7:00 PM
Class Starts
9:00 PM
Class Ends
Thursday, Dec 5, 9:00 PM
Course ends

St. Saviour's Center

616 Tucker St.

Raleigh, NC 27603

(919) 261‑6785

  • USPS member (includes books): $95.00
  • USPS member (sharing books): $10.00
  • Non-USPS member (includes books): $130.00
  • Non-USPS member (sharing books): $20.00

For further information, contact:

Paula F. Mizell

(919) 261‑6785