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US Powerboating Basic Powerboat & Cruising Certification + CA Boater Card

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With coaching from a powerboat expert you will move through the skills required for certification and build confidence operating a 29-40' twinscrew powerboat in light to moderate conditions.  The course includes both hands-on instruction and theory to expand your seamanship knowledge and practical 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, VHF radio operation, charts and aids to navigation.  This course is approved by NASBLA and US Sailing/US Powerboating.  Students who successfully pass the written test and successfully complete the knowledge and skill requirements (see Certification Standards book) will receive a US Powerboating Basic Powerboat Operation and Cruising Certification and be eligible for the California Boater Card.

Prerequisite:  Introduction to Twinscrew Powerboat handling or equivalent experience.  Students must be 16 years of age or older and able to swim 50 yards.

Class Details

2 Sessions
Weekly - Sat, Sun

OCC School of Sailing & Seamanship

Ted Thornton 



Please read:  NOTE: Revised class schedule from originallypublished dates.



Registration Closes On
Friday, November 16, 2018 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
11/17/2018 - 11/18/2018 Weekly -Sun, Sat 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Newport Beach, OCC School of Sailing & Seamanship  Map Ted Thornton 

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