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Intro to Boating-NSBC

Module 1 - Shifting, Steering, Close quarters boat control. Duration: 3 hours
Age Limit: 12 years +


Precision Docking and Boat Handling-NSBC

Module 2 - 180-degree turnarounds, Docking on port & starboard, Departing from dock, SCAN procedures.
Duration: 3 hours
Age Limit: 12 years +
*Module 2 Prerequisite: Module 1 or previous basic boat handling experience*


Open Water Boat Handling-NSBC

Module 3 - 180-Utilizing Boat Trim, Displacement & Planing, Ferrying, Emergency Stops.
Duration: 3 hours
Age Limit: 12 years +
*Module 3 Prerequisite: Module 1 and/or Module 2*


Open Water Advanced Maneuvering-NSBC

Module 4 - Crossing Waves and Wakes, Person Overboard Retrieval, Sharp Turning on Plane, Advanced Avoidance.
Duration: 3 hours
Age Limit: 12 years +
*Module 4 Prerequisite: Module 1 and/or Module 2 and Module 3*


Safe Powerboat Handling (Accelerated)-US Powerboating

Course Description: This 8 hour hands-on, on-the-water course is for anyone who has taken a classroom boating course but needs experience to safely operate a small motorboat and improve their boat-handling skills. Students will be expected to study the course materials at home to challenge and pass a written exam cover equipment requirements, rules of the road, aids to navigation, preparation, environmental regulations, safety and emergencies.

This course focuses on hands-on application of all skills, consequently, it is NOT approved by the U.S. Coast Guard or the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) as meeting requirements for a state boating safety education certificate.

*US Sailing Membership is not required to participate in an Accelerated Safe Powerboat Handling course.

Total: $0.00

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Purchase Protection is a service offered by Purchase Protection LLC. Purchase Protection is not an insurance policy. It is a service that will refund you 100% of your event fees, taxes and dues should you be prevented by unforeseen circumstances from attending the event. Purchase Protection does not apply to, and will not reimburse, merchandise purchases and charitable donations. Purchase Protection fees will be charged as a separate transaction. Any changes made to your order will not change the amount covered in this agreement.

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Yes, I am over 18 & would like a free 1-year basic BoatUS Membership (US residents & new members only. Info will be emailed within 3-4 weeks)

Suggested Amounts

Student Minimum
There is a two person minimum for courses. If that minimum is not met, you will be contacted in order to work out an alternative date and time.

Age Agreement
I confirm that all registered participants are 12 years or older.

Cancellation Policy
I understand that refunds and reschedules will NOT be available for cancellations initiated less than 7 days prior to my scheduled course.

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