Prerequisite: Ability to swim 50 yards. Students must be 10 years of age or older.
A fun, hands-on class for kids and teens packed with information and training to give you the skills, knowledge and confidence to responsible operate a powerboat in familiar waters. On-the-water and Class topics include: safety checks, proper set-up, leaving and returning to the dock, use of spring lines, 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.
Class size: Min 4 - Max 9 students
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