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Boat Handling Practice Day

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Boat Handling Practice Day
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Boat Handling Practice Day

Calendar Next session starts at 9 am

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Looking to continue your on-the-water training or need a little practice before the summer season starts? Join us for this unique on-the-water clinic. Instructors will run drills in the 17-foot center console Boston Whalers with a small group of studentsĀ and plenty of hands-on drive time. This is a hands-on, on-the-water class with lots of drive time.

TOPICS COVERED: Dockside & on-the-water skills: Operations checklists, engine troubleshooting, leaving and returning to a dock or slip; holding position; pivot turn; backing; slow and high-speed boat handling; close-quarters maneuvering; towing; person-in-the-water recovery; anchoring; and anything else you want to work on!


PRE-REQUISITE: Basic boat handling skills. This is not a class for people beginning to learn power boating skills.

SKILL LEVEL: All levels with previous hands-on training

AGES: 12 years old and up

WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE: This course is perfect for those who have completed Safe Powerboat Handling and want to keep developing their skills; Level 1 instructors preparing for the summer; or anyone who is looking for hands-on drive time and practice under the guidance of an instructor.

SCHEDULE: 1-day, 8-hour course

COURSE MATERIALS: Please review your US Powerboating Safe Powerboat Handling textbook.

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