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Boat Handling

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.

 

Class

Instructor(s)

Date

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



 

Cost
  • 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