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Safe Powerboat Handling
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Safe Powerboat Handling

$350
Calendar Next session starts Sep 24, 2022

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Next Session:
September 24 & 25, 2022

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Are you serious about learning how to operate a boat safely and building your on-the-water boat handling skills? Get out of the classroom and behind the wheel! Taught by experienced and certified instructors, this 2-day course is the most comprehensive safe boating course available, combining theoretical classroom knowledge with hands-on demonstrations, lessons and on-the-water drills. Whether you are a beginner or experienced powerboat driver, this course is guaranteed to make you a better boater!

TOPICS COVERED: Classroom topics: Boats, motors & terminology; registration & legal requirements; safety equipment & procedures; rules of the road; basic navigation; emergency procedures & rendering assistance; fueling, launching & trailering; weather, and more! 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; towing; person in the water recovery; anchoring; and more!

CERTIFICATIONS GRANTED: US Powerboating Safe Powerboat Handling Certification. This is a NY State, USCG and NASBLA approved course. This course is approved by NY State to meet the NY State Safe Boating Certificate requirements.

PREREQUISITE: None

SKILL LEVELS: All levels

AGES: 10 years old and up. Children under 12 shall be accompanied by a parent.

WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE: Anyone looking to learn to operate a powerboat safely and/or practice and improve on-the-water boat handling skills. This is a hands-on driving course, plus classroom theory.

SCHEDULE: 2-day, 16-hr course; weekend and custom-scheduled courses available.

*Please contact waterfront@sunymaritime.edu 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.

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Accelerated Safe Powerboat Handling
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Accelerated Safe Powerboat Handling

$275
Calendar Next session starts Oct 1, 2022

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Next Session:
October 1, 2022

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
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.

TOPICS COVERED: 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!

CERTIFICATIONS GRANTED: US Powerboating Safe Powerboat Handling Certification

PREREQUISITE: None

SKILL LEVEL: All levels

AGES: 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.)

SCHEDULE: 1-day, 8-hr course; weekend and custom-scheduled courses available. *Please contact waterfront@sunymaritime.edu 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.

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USCG Limited Master (Launch Tender)
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USCG Limited Master (Launch Tender)

$400
Calendar Next session starts Oct 15, 2022 at 9 am

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Upcoming Sessions:

October 15 & 16, 2022

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This 2-day, hands-on course is designed for anyone who wants to work as a launch driver at marinas, yacht clubs, waterfront centers and camps. As part of this course you will earn a certificate in lieu of an exam at the United States Coast Guard so that you may apply for a US Coast Guard License for Limited Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels or Master of Self Propelled Vessels engaged in launch tender service upon inland waters (not more than ½ nautical mile from shore). In addition you will earn a US Powerboating Safe Powerboat Handling Certification and a New York State equivalent Boating Safety Certificate.

TOPICS COVERED: Classroom topics: Registration & legal requirements; safety equipment & procedures; safe boat operation; rules of the road & basic navigation; emergency procedures & rendering assistance; weather & the marine environment; and more! 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; towing; person in the water recovery; anchoring; and more!

CERTIFICATIONS GRANTED: This is a NY State, USCG and NASBLA approved course. Upon successful completion of the course, on-the-water skills, and four multiple choice tests, you will receive US Powerboating Safe Powerboat Handling Certification, which also meets the NY State Safe Boating Certificate requirements, and a SUNY Maritime College Launch Tender license, which exempts you from the USCG exam when applying for a Limited Masters or Limited OUPV License. You have 12 months upon completion of the course to submit your complete application to the USCG. You do not need to complete any requirements prior to taking the course.

PREREQUISITE: There are no prerequisites to take the course, but you will need to meet requirements for your USCG license application, including: Sea Time, TWIC Card, Physical exam, including eye exam; drug test.

SKILL LEVEL: All skill levels

**If you do not need the USCG Launch Tender License, we recommend the Safe Powerboat Handling Course.**

AGES: 17 and up to take the class; 18 to apply for license

SCHEDULE: 2-day, 16-hr course

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.

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