Safe Powerboat Handling Certification w/ California Boater Card
Prerequisite: Ability to swim 50 yards. Students must be 14 years of age or older.
A 16-hour course packed with valuable information and fun hands-on-training to help you gain the skills, knowledge and confidence to responsible operate a single screw powerboat in familiar waters.
You will learn how to perform safety checks, proper set-up, leaving and returning to the dock, use of spring lines, maneuvering at low and high speed, boat control in confined waters, navigation, boat control in open waters, towing, anchoring, crew overboard, knots and lots more. We also cover weather and tides, right of way rules, navigation, safety and emergency procedures and boating laws.
This course is approved by NASBLA and US Sailing/US Powerboating. Students who successfully complete the course and the written test will receive a US Sailing Safe Powerboat Certification and be eligible for the California Boater Card. Testing is optional. Min 6/Max 9 students
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