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In-Command Seamanship Training
One Phillips St., Wickford, RI 02852
In-Command Seamanship Training, located in beautiful Wickford, RI, has partnered with the BoatUS Foundation to bring a wide variety of powerboat handling courses to the area. Students can choose between the curriculum of the National Safe Boating Council and US Powerboat Training.
The curriculum of the NSBC conforms with the American National On-Water Standard, and is available in a series of 3-hr modules. US Powerboating Training courses consist of two full days of training; one in the classroom and one on the water. Successful completion of the US Powerboating curriculum earns the student their boaters safety card for the state of Rhode Island.
*PLEASE NOTE: There is a three person minimum for courses. If that minimum is not met, you will be contacted to reschedule.
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Module 1 - Shifting, Steering, Close quarters boat control. 3-hr course.
Module 2 - 180-degree turnarounds, Docking on port & starboard, Departing from dock, SCAN procedures. 3-hr course.*Module 2 Prerequisite: Module 1 or previous basic boat handling experience*
Module 3 - 180-Utilizing Boat Trim, Displacement & Planing, Ferrying, Emergency Stops. 3-hr course.Module 3 - Utilizing Boat Trim, Displacement & Planing, Ferrying, Emergency Stops.*Module 3 Prerequisite: Module 1 and/or Module 2*
Module 4 - Crossing Waves and Wakes, Person Overboard Retrieval, Sharp Turning on Plane, Advanced Avoidance. 3-hr course.*Module 4 Prerequisite: Module 1 and/or Module 2 and Module 3*
This 16-hour hands-on, on-the-water course is for anyone who wants to learn how to safely operate a small motorboat and improve their boat handling skills. No previous experience is required! The US Coast Guard and the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) have approved this course and an increasing number of states have recognized it as meeting their requirements for a State Boating Education Certificate.These national and state approvals call for the course to include a total of six to eight hours of classroom sessions covering required education topics.US Sailing membership is not required to participate in a Safe Powerboat Handling course.
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