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Accelerated Safe Powerboat Handling
February 29, 2024
Do you already have a State Boating Certificate and want hands-on instruction, and lots of on-the-water time? Taught by experienced and certified instructors, this 1-day course emphasizes hands-on demonstrations, lessons and on-the-water drills. Suitable for all skill levels, this is a hands-on driving course with minimal classroom time for those with prior theoretical and classroom knowledge.
Dockside & on-the-water skills: Operations checklists; engine troubleshooting; leaving & returning to a dock or slip; slow and high speed boat handling and close-quarters maneuvering; navigation; towing; person in the water recovery; anchoring; and more!
US Powerboating Safe Powerboat Handling Certification
12 years old and older
WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE:
This is a hands-on driving course for anyone looking to learn to operate a powerboat safely, improve on-the-water boat handling skills and/or obtain US Powerboating/US Sailing Safe Powerboat Handling Certification. (Beginning boaters are encouraged to earn their state Safe Boating Certificate, which is offered as part of the two-day Safe Powerboat Handling course.)
1-day, 8-hr course; weekend and custom-scheduled courses available.
*Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you’d like to set up a custom course at your location or ours!
COURSE MATERIALS PROVIDED:
US Powerboating Safe Powerboat Handling textbook, review questions and logbook.
LOCATION: Waterfront Programs take place at McMurray Hall on SUNY Maritime College's campus at 6 Pennyfield Avenue, Bronx, NY 10465. Mass transit and parking are available.