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US Powerboating Inshore Power Cruising & Night Operation Certification

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Prerequisite: US Powerboating Basic Powerboat Cruising Certification and three or more days underway on a 30’ or longer powerboat. Completion of pre-course navigation homework.

This course is for experienced powerboaters seeking an overnight cruising and live aboard experience, and an Inshore Powerboat Cruising Certification.
The course will focus on the skills, knowledge and equipment needed to safely operate a cruising powerboat on a multiday, near coastal passage by day and night in unfamiliar waters. Course topics include boat preparation, boat handling, close quarter maneuvers, navigation, provisioning, cruise planning and float plans, docking, anchoring, windlass use, picking up a mooring and person-in-the-water resuce.
Your class begins on Friday afternoon with an introduction to vessel systems and equipment aboard prior to a short evening shake-down cruise. Over the next two days you will gain valuable experience in planning voyages, explore various anchoring, mooring and docking techniques, and dealing with situations arising underway. The course will revolve around destinations on either side of the San Pedro Channel such as LA/Long Beach Harbor, Dana Point, Newport Beach, Santa Catalina Island and Huntington Harbor.
A passing grade on both the written and practical test is required for certification. Tests will be administered underway. Course materials and pre-course homework will be available ahead of time to allow you ample time to prepare for your class.

Class size: Min 2-Max 4 students
Text: US Powerboating Start Powerboating Right

 

Class Details

3 Sessions
Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed

Location
OCC School of Sailing & Seamanship

Instructor
Ted Thornton 

 

Notice

Please read:  Prerequisite: US Powerboating Basic Powerboat Cruising Certification and three or more days underway on a 30’ or longer powerboat. Completion of pre-course navigation homework. NOTE: This class is a 3 DAY COURSE – 12 PM ON DAY 1 TO 12 PM ON DAY 3 (Schedule to be arranged on day 1 based on passage plan & weather conditions)

Tuition: 

$1,475.00


Registration Closes On
Sunday, January 24, 2021 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
1/25/2021 - 1/27/2021 Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM Newport Beach, OCC School of Sailing & Seamanship  Map Ted Thornton