Safe Powerboat Handling
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March 11 & 12, 2023
April 1 & 2, 2023
May 6 & 7, 2023
June 3 & 4, 2023
September 23 & 24, 2023
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!
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!
US Powerboating Safe Powerboat Handling Certification. This is a NY State and NASBLA approved course. This course is approved by NY State to meet the NY State Safe Boating Certificate requirements.
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.
2-day, 16-hr course
*Please contact email@example.com 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.
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.
SPH - various: Sep 23 - 24th, 2023
Sun and Sat from 9:00 am - 6:00 pmOnline registration unavailable
SUNY Maritime College - 6 Pennyfield Avenue
Bronx, NY 10465 Get directions