The courses provide practical information on the survival equipment found on most commercial vessels and on conducting emergency onboard drills. Skills are learned in a hands-on format.
For advanced sailors seeking to expand their horizons. The cruising class will improve sailors’ skills in the 420, introduce them to basic navigation, expose them to sailboat racing, and offer the chance to sail on a keelboat.
For sailors who have successfully completed one year of 420 Learn to Sail or Opti Race.
For sailors who have successfully completed the Opti 3/LTR class or equivalent sailing qualifications.
For sailors who have successfully completed 420 LTR or equivalent sailing qualifications. This program is intended for experienced racers.
For former 420 Race Team members who wish to continue to sail but cannot make a commitment to a full week's practice and away regattas.
An intensively paced class designed to get the utmost out of a junior sailor's racing and performance sailing potential.
This class focuses on improving racing skills and frequently attending regattas.
Traveling team for the advanced, dedicated racer. Sailors have travel opportunities throughout New England.
The 420 Team will train to race regionally and nationally. Practice will focus on boat-speed development, tactics, strategy, and fun.
This course offers an in depth look into racing rules, tactics, sail trim, roll tacking, roll jibing, starting techniques and positive sportsmanship.
This course includes in depth training in rigging a 420 and
developing boat handling skills. Sailors will be expected to hike hard, fly the trapeze, set and retrieve a
spinnaker, and safely handle a big boat.
In depth training in fleet and team
racing techniques, prep for participation in Regattas and interclub team racing.
The National Fishing in the Schools Program is a nationwide, in school program, that teaches the positive lifetime activity of fishing to students in grades 6-12. NFSP teaches students how to cast a fly rod in the school gym while they also learn about fish, insects, aquatic resources, resource stewardship and conservation.NFSP works in cooperation with state education and fish and wildlife agencies and a network of groups interested in teaching our youth how to fly fish in schools.The NFSP's curriculum, "Cast A Fly...Catch A Student", was specifically created to address a broad and inclusive framework of National Academic Standards. The foundation course is designed to be taught over 10 days and meets 4 such standards: Language Arts, Physical Education, Science and Technology.
Boating Safety courses are offered every week and weekend throughout the season throughout New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
Instructors are licensed USCG Master Captains and deliver the best boater safety and cetification programs.
Our 1-Day and 2-Evening courses are for adults and children 10yrs of age and older. Register today!
Our Adult Dinghy course focuses on small boat sailing basics and is designed for beginner sailors with little or no dinghy sailing experience. From rigging to boathandling, the course offers comprehensive instruction in a safe and comfortable environment.
This program is for adults only, whether just learning how to sail or enhancing their skills.
Five lessons will consist of both classroom and on the water instruction in a Hunter 17’
This class is comprised of 3 days of on-the-water and classroom instruction provided by CYC members who have successfully completed the US Sailing Basic Keelboat Instructor Certification Course.
A more intensively paced class than Into to 420, with more of a focus on racing skills, including basic spinnaker and trapeze work.
The focus of this class is to develop boathandling and seamanship skills. Students will become independent sailors and may become "certified" to use Club boats outside of class.
For persons who are not beginners, have not taken a class and have only paddled a few times.
Kamsport's Services include promotional videos; seminars; private lessons; product testing; and outdoor sports business consulting.
This course teaches advanced navigation.
Focusing on mastering boat handling skills and basic racing.
This course is designed for the student who has completed two years at the intermediate level and who has demonstrated a command of basic racing fundamentals and basic boat-handling.
Develop racing skills and compete with other yacht clubs.
For sailors who will be 12 years old by August 31 and have completed any of the following or have equivalent sailing experience: Opti 1A, Opti 1B, 420 LTS, Seamanship. This class is designed as an introduction to cruising Buzzards Bay and the Elizabeth Islands under sail.
The course satisfies most states' boating safety education requirements and may qualify boaters for boat insurance discounts.
Online course officially approved by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) and recognized by the United States Coast Guard.
The American Sailing Association (A.S.A.) established certification courses for qualified sailors based on internationally recognized standards of boating safety and competence.
Get your official Boater Education Card with this animated and narrated state approved online boating course and exam. Complete the course at your own pace. Pay only when you pass! Customer Service is standing by 7 days a week to answer any questions.
Get your official Boater Education Card with this animated and narrated
state approved online boating course and exam. Complete the course at
your own pace. Customer Service is standing by
7 days a week to answer any questions.
BoaterExam.com, the leading provider of online boater education courses designed to prepare students to obtain their boating license or boater education certificate - has developed the following free mini-course with series of narrated animations to illustrate inland navigation rules. You will benefit from the latest information on the following topics: Navigation Rules, Aids to Navigation, Sound Signalling Equipment, Actions for Operation in Darkness, and Visual Distress Signals.
BoaterExam.com, the leading provider of online boater education courses designed to prepare students to obtain their boating license or boater education certificate - has developed the following free mini-course with series of narrated animations to illustrate inland navigation rules. You will benefit from the latest information on the following topics: Navigation Rules, Aids to Navigation, Sound Signalling Equipment, Actions for Operation in Darkness, and Visual Distress Signals.
The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources provides a variety of fishing education programs from Family Fishing Clinics and a Fishing Tackle Loaner Program.
Course subjects include rules of the road and towing equipment and methods.
Course subjects include rules of the road and parts of the sailing vessel and sail.
You have developed and refined your kayaking skills, but your confidence in your balance, bracing and Eskimo rolling still needs work.
ASA Basic Keelboat certification has been approved by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) and may satisfy your state's sailing education requirements. This certification is recognied by the U.S. Coast Guard.
The objective of CPC 1000 is to provide boaters with the knowledge and skills necessary to become safer, more confident and Competent mariners.
A complete learn-to-sail course, covering everything from basic sailing skills, terminology and rigging, to safety and an overall appreciation for the marine environment.
BOW is a three day workshop designed for women ages 18 years or older.
The workshop offers hands-on instruction in a fun and non-threatening learning environment. Participants choose from over 50 courses such as backyard wildlife, rock climbing, camp cooking, map and compass, camping, mountain biking, shooting sports (pistol, rifle, shotgun, muzzleloader, as well as gun safety), fishing, hunting, canoeing, nature photography, nature crafts, archery, ATV handling, bird watching, motor boat handling, and more.
For persons with little or no sea kayaking experience.
Given the ages in our morning session, our program combines sailing lessons with fun-day activities to insure a proper balance of learning and fun.
Our beginner classes offer adults a comfortable learning environment in small, personalized classes.
Entry level, learn to sail class. Emphasis is on comfort and safety on the water.
Vanguard Prams are small sailboats used for our younger sailors, typically age 8-13 years, although size and maturity level are also deciding factors during placement.
The Pram II class is reserved for Pram I sailors who show rapid progress and for sailors who have participated in the Pram program for several sessions.
This class focuses on the basics of sailing, including boat parts, points of sail, wind direction aond water safty.
The Beginner and Intermediate 420 class provides an entry level class for older and / or physically mature students interested in learning the basics of sailing.
Morning Classes are more suitable for beginning sailing due to less wind and are structured for children 8-11 years old or for those that have little sailing experience.
The Optimist will be the primary boat used to familiarize children how to: rig, de-rig, launch, return to shore, tack, jibe, trim the sail, steer, and recover from a capsize.
Take part in an instructional program which teaches basic sailing skills, terminology and seamanship.
Four lessons and one solo sail will typically consist of preparatory chalk-talks and on
the water instruction in a Hunter 17 sailboat.
The Fish and Boat Commissionï¿½s Boat Pennsylvania Internet and Video/Correspondence Courses were developed to give boaters the information they need to make better-informed decisions on the water.
Nebraska law requires any motorboat operator (including personal watercraft) under 18 years of age must complete a Boating Safety Course and be in possession of a course certificate when operating the boat. You must be at least 14 years of age to operate a motorboat (including personal watercraft) in Nebraska.
For persons who wish to learn more about Mississippi Boating Basics and the legal and safe practices for boat operators, a six hour instructor taught course is available for groups.
Online boating course and exam for the Alabama boating license.
For persons new to boating or who wish to take a refresher course, the game and fish department offers the North Dakota Boating Basics course. There is no charge for this home-study course and your insurance company may offer you a discount on your premium.
The 8-hour certified class includes instruction in boat registration requirements, Arizona and Federal boating laws, equipment requirements, navigation rules, boat trailering, aids to navigation (buoys), alcohol and boating accidents, and more.
The Arkansas Boating Education Course teaches the fundamentals of safe and responsible boating.
The Illinois Boating Education Course consists of a minimum eight hours of instruction. These courses cover the basics of boating safety, equipment and requirements, navigation, motorboat, registration and titling, emergency measures and the Illinois boating laws.
This free basic boating course is a 6 to 8 hour course that includes information about boat operation, legal requirements, handling emergencies and other information.
Participation in a boating education course will teach how to properly operate and maintain a boat.
Boating Education courses are offered by The Department of Safety, Division of Safety Services, Marine Patrol.
Course certification will be presented to all participants who complete the course work.
Free home study courses can be requested.
Boating education in Kansas is dedicated to assist all individuals in developing awareness, skills, and commitment to safe, responsible behavior and constructive actions concerning the use of Kansas' aquatic resources.
The course is designed as a comprehensive boating course, teaching the fundamentals of safe boating operation.
This is the first certification level in the CPC series and is specifically designed to provide the fundamentals of boating safety, and ï¿½on the water skills.ï¿½
Fourteen and 15-year-olds who successfully complete a state approved boating safety course, such as the one offered by Colorado State Parks, can operate a motorboat in Colorado. The course is offered throughout the state and is open to adults as well as teens.
If you pass the online boating test (achieve a score of 80% or better), you will receive a Boating Course Certificate of Completion from the Alabama Marine Police Division in the mail.
Various organizations and individuals are certified to teach safe boating courses. A PA Boating Safety Education Certificate is given after successful completion of a Basic Boating, Boat PA or Boating Safety Awareness course.
The courses are NASBLA-approved and authorized by the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. All boating courses authorized by VDGIF contain detailed information on the operation of Personal Watercraft.
Troop W offers a six (6) hour "Boat Oklahoma" course along with short water and boating safety seminars and programs to both schools and civic groups.
This course teaches basic boating safety.
The classroom boating safety course consists of a basic eight hours of classroom instruction in the principles of boating safety.
The mission of the Natural Resources Police, Boating Safety Education Program is to provide the boaters of Maryland the necessary information to operate a vessel safely on our waterways and also to make their experiences as enjoyable as possible.
Boating Safety classes
Learn to canoe in a non-competitive, relaxed atmosphere.
begining and intermediate canoe and kayak instruction offered. instruction on fishing from kayak coming soon.
Course subjects include rules of the road, deck general, navigation general, and piloting and navigation.
Designed to help the maritime professional to move steadily through the stages of deck hand to deck officer.
The Basic Celestial Navigation course is designed to familiarize the student with the tools and mechanics of navigation using the sun and stars.
New to boating? Not sure which boat you want, or even how to drive one? No problem... Start your boating experience off with a Membership to BoatClub.com. It's like owning your own fleet of fully equipped fishing and pleasure boats, but at a fraction of the cost of owning just one. No hauling; No maintenance; No hassles; No Headaches. Insurance and boating saftey and navigation training included. We offer a growing number of fresh and saltwater locations throughout Central Florida and the Space Coast.
Whether itï¿½s for a short weekend trip or an extended cruise, students learn how to properly prepare for a voyage into unfamiliar waters on a twin inboard power vessel.
This class offers a relaxed environment for both experienced and first-time sailors to get out on the water in the Center's Bullseyes.
Crew U. seeks to teach novices or those with limited experience, how to be helpful crewmembers on offshore racing sailboats.
AMSEA offers custom-designed, hands-on cold-water and vessel safety courses to meet the specific needs of the participants, whether recreational boaters, commercial fishers, private business or government agency personnel, children or others who work or boat in marine or freshwater environments.
Course subjects include rules of the road, coastal piloting navigation, life saving and general safety, firefighting, trim, stability and emergency procedures.
If you are interested in an exciting, in-depth boating safety course, check out America's Boating Course instructed by Delhigh Power Squadron a Unit of the United States Power Squadrons. Many boat insurance companies will offer discounts on boating insurance to boaters who successfully complete America's Boating Course. And, this beginner boating class will give you the knowledge needed to obtain a boat license or safety certification.
In this course, we introduce 5 to 7 year olds to dinghy sailing.
The Iowa DNR offers several camps and workshops for all ages and experience levels to learn more about outdoor skills including fishing, boating, kayaking, shooting, orienteering, hunting and much more.
Member Greggus Yahr and Vice-Commodore Craig Fillman will teach this hands-on practice seminar to help you sharpen your docking skills.
Topics include best baits, trolling speeds, lures, finding the birds, and downriggers, among others.
Interested in obtaining your New York State Boating Safety Certificate? Upon completion of our 8-hour course, you will be issued your permanent certificate, sponsored by the New York State Parks Department.
At Empire Boating Safety, our primary goal is to provide superior training and education to enhance your boating experience. Whether you are a novice boater interested in pursuing an aquatic adventure or a more experienced boater looking to refresh his/her skills; our curriculum encompasses material suitable for all audiences.
Note: Our course satisfies the requirement to operate jetskis and boats for New York state residents.
Please visit us on the web or email us with any questions.
Interested in obtaining your New York State Boating Safety Certificate? Upon completion of our 8-hour course, you will be issued your permanent certificate, sponsored by the New York State Parks Department. At Empire Boating Safety, our primary goal is to provide superior training and education to enhance your boating experience. Whether you are a novice boater interested in pursuing an aquatic adventure or a more experienced boater looking to refresh his/her skills; our curriculum encompasses material suitable for all audiences. Note: Our course satisfies the requirement to operate jetskis and boats for New York state residents. Please visit us on the web or email us with any questions.
Learn the fundamental skills needed to recover gracefully from a capsize without exiting your kayak, the ultimate self-rescue; the Eskimo roll.
This class is designed to give children of ages 4 - 8 and their parents an early and controlled introduction to the world of sailing.
Course subjects include distress traffic, urgent signals, priority communications, bridge-to-bridge requirement, vessel rescue system, VHF distress frequencies, radio logs, and more.
A comprehensive module to teach basic spincasting, Fish Iowa! incorporates physical education, health, biology, geography, and family and consumer sciences into a program that focuses on fishing. It is designed for use in formal settings with middle school through senior high students, but easily adapts to nonformal programs such as camps, scout outings, etc. Fish Iowa! works with students with all levels of abilities.Materials are available to Iowa educators and youth leaders only through training sessions (one-on one) and workshops.
Designed to introduce the angler to the basics of fly-fishing; basic equipment, assembly, and casting techniques are presented.
Designed to introduce the angler to the winter sport of ice fishing; preparation, ice safety, equipment, and angling strategies for an ice fishing trip to a frozen pond or lake are discussed.
Fish Iowa! Games is a competition where students cast from three distances using the ﬂipping, pitching, and overhand techniques. It was developed by the Iowa Sports Foundation, in conjunction with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, in 2006. Since then, over 49,000 K-12 students throughout the state have participated.
You will have 6 (six) months to complete the course and online test.
The Florida Fishing Academy (FFA) is a nonprofit,
501(c)(3) organization formed in 2006
for the purpose of empowering at-risk youth
with positive life skills, alternatives to destructive
or antisocial behavior and a sense of responsibility
for shaping the world around them.
FFA uses fishing as a vehicle for delivering these
lessons, weaving effective life, environmental
and social skills into a youth-oriented, handson
sports angling curriculum.
Introduction to Fly Fishing Every Wednesday Evening with Bill Teresco and Steve White. Bill was a math teacher/administrator for 37 years and has been fly fishing for over 35 years. Steve is a Certified Fly Casting Instructor from the Federation of Fly Fishers and has also been fly fishing for over 35 years. Come and learn from these two experienced fly fishers and begin to enjoy this relaxing and pleasurable sport.The basics of Fly Fishing are easier than you think!Learn the fundamentals that will give you a solid foundation with professional fly caster Steve White & Fly Tying expert Bill Teresco.Week One: EquipmentRods, Line & ReelsLeaders & TippetsWaders & BootsKnots, Vests & AccessoriesWeek Two: Basics of Fly CastingLearn from FFF certified fly casting instructor Steve White, the basics of fly casting that will give you techniques for a lifetime of fly fishing fun & success!Week Three: On the Water StrategiesWhat a trout sees, feels & hearsReading the water - where the trout are hidingDifferent parts of trout streams, fishing ponds & lakesWeek Four: What do trout eat & what fly to useMayflies, Caddies & StonefliesOther trout entrees and the flies to catch them.Classes will take place every Wednesday at 7:00 PM in front of the big fish tank in the main aisle.These classes are FREE!!!! For more information please call the Fly Shop at (702) 730-5200 ext 4043
Learn the basics in 3.5 hr. kayaking skills training sessions using river kayaks in the comfort of a heated pool.
The recommended age for Funweek is 8-12. This week is highlighted with adventurous sailing expeditions to Masonboro Island, the Cliffs, the Swimming Hole, and Bird Island.
The recommended age for Funweek is 8-12. This week is highlighted with adventurous sailing expeditions to Masonboro Island, the Cliffs, the Swimming Hole, and Bird Island. Other activities include a greased watermelon contest, scavenger hunts, and sponge tag.
Safe Power Boat Handling Class,
Hands on, on the water traing.
One day class qualifies students for their Connecticut Boat and Personal Watercraft Certificate.
Private classes also available at your home, organization, or facility.
Classes throughout Connecticut.
Learn how to become a more effective Gulf Stream fishermen targeting species such as Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo, Mahi-Mahi and Billfish.
Combines safety education with boat handling skills. Your Boat is your classroom.
PYC Education Committee’s onboard sail trim training will offer a great way to gain hands-on knowledge while sailing on member owned boats.
We train on your boat at your dock in your waterway with your equipment.
We offer a full line of Hawaii boating classes, seminars and certifications that are high quality, affordable and taught by instructors that are certified by our national organization, by the Nation Safe Boating Council and the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators. You will learn about Hawaii boating safety in basic and advanced boating classes. Our power or sailing classes will help you become the best skipper you can be or train your crew to be at their best!
Boat Ed offers a home study boating course consisting of an instructional video or dvd, a printed manual and a mail-in test.
We offer several fishing programs in the Spring and Fall, including the Let’s Go Fishing!(Parent/Child) program and Junior Anglers, as well as two fishing tournaments and several weeks of Fishing Camp during the summer!Let's Go Fishing (Parent/Child): 6-12 yrs. This class is a great way to spend quality family time together while learning a new lifelong outdoor skill. NEW! Junior Anglers: 6-12 yrs. A fishing class for beginners; focusing on rigging a pole, casting, fish identification, knot tying, and much more. Visit our website for more information and details!
Sailors with more experience are encouraged to compete in regattas around Long Island Sound.
Full day class for graduates of Pram Sailing, focus is on building basic knowledge and reinforcing confidence, stressing basic coursework and more advanced skills such as upwind sailing and basic racing.
For young sailors looking to hone their skills. Focus will be on developing independence.
Includes sail theory, advanced boat handling skills, crew overboard recovery and much more.
These classes are structured for children 11 and older or those that have already mastered the fundamentals of sailing.
Build on and practice the skills learned as Beginners.
This class is designed for the proficient beginner sailor (typically at lease two summers at the beginner level and 13 years old).
This class is intended as a basic introductory class stressing basic sailing skills to older, larger students and introductory double-handed skills to returning sailors with some amount of sailing skill in Optimists who want to learn about 420s at a slower pace.
This course is an introduction to sailing for young children (ages 8+) who are neither familiar with sailboats nor ready to sail solo.
This course is an introduction to sailing for young children (ages 8+) who are neither familiar with sailboats nor ready to sail solo. Instructors will use 420’s to familiarize the children with fundamental concepts and terminology of sailing while giving them the opportunity to gain confidence on the water through a more controlled environment.
Learn to read charts and know what they mean to a sea kayaker.
For the older child new to sailing or making the transition from Optimists.
In these classes sailors learn to sail as a team, alternating as either Skipper or Crew, handling a main sail and jib.
Students will be introduce to “crewing” in the double-handed 420’s, the advanced Bytes, and the Olympic class Laser;
all in the same class!
The clinic will be geared towards those with little or no sailing experience.
The Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club provides a summer sailing program for young people.
Beginner through Advanced Opti, Racing Opti, Apprentice 420, and Racing 420 and Lasers.
The Academy's goal is to turn novices into skillful, confident, safety-conscious sailors.
Sailors learn navigational skills in preparation for a required JSA Navigation Test, participate in a Safety-at-Sea seminar, and at the end of the summer compete in 3 big-boat regattas including the Beach Point Overnight Race.
Develop strategies for planning and executing a smooth and manageable multi-day sea kayak camping trip.
“Run the gates” just like Olympic champions in high-level slalom kayaking competition. Pre-requisites: follow verbal instructions and can swim.
This class welcomes beginners.
Develop refined strokes and maneuvers, balance, bracing and rolling skills, plus crisp efficient rescues, and a detailed awareness of the sport of kayaking.
The Kids Don’t Float School Program is a model curriculum for anyone wishing to teach boating and water safety concepts to K-12 students.
The program will train high school students to teach the Kid's Don't Float curriculum to elementary school children.
Two hour introduction to kayaking for youngsters ages 11 – 17.
The KiDSail course will introduce young sailors to sailing while having fun.
Our enrollment continues to grow, enabling over seventy youths to develop new friendships while learning a life long activity!
is a great confidence builder, with sailors learning they can handle a boat with a big rig.
This class is for intermediate or advanced racers ages 14 to 17.
For sailors who have participated in the Optimist Race Team, 420 Race Team or have been in the 420 Learn to Race classes for at least four sessions.
The focus is on perfecting boat handling skills; learning advanced racing techniques and rules, as well as racing strategy.
The goal of the Laser team is to train members for success in racing at the local, regional and high school level.
This course covers all aspects of safe boating and Personal Watercraft.
This course will introduce boating safety, rules of the road, knots and lines, sailboat rigging and unrigging, dock departures and landings, and sailing skills such as beating, reaching, running, tacking and gybing.
This class is intended to be a non-intimidating introduction to racing sail
All members are entitled to one free two-hour sailing lesson and will receive discounts on all private lessons.
Fundamental Skills for novice and younger sailors. Many students will spend a few years in this level honing their skills to prepare for more complex sailing.
Development of strong recreational and advanced sailing skills. Students should have prior boating knowledge and sailing skills.
For students with strong basic skills and interests in learning the basics of performance or competitive sailing. Students need permission from instructor to participate in this level.
Students sail in 420's with an instructor in the boat at all
Developed for first time sailors who have completed the second grade and/or will be eight (8) years old by August.
This class is guaranteed to make you a better live bait fisherman.
AMSEA's Marine Safety Instructor Training (MSIT) course is a premier train-the-trainer course. It is an intensive 48-hour, six-day program designed to train individuals to effectively teach cold water survival procedures, marine safety equipment and onboard safety drills.
To prepare men and women for advanced recreational boating and a cruising lifestyle.
Lessons start on
land with the basics, move into small groups (4-5) in a Hunter sailboat with an instructor on board, and
work towards 1 or 2 sailors sailing a Pram on their own.
Classes continue to develop sailing and boat handling skills in prams, along with an introduction to racing.
For the youngster with little or no sailing experience. Emphasis will be placed on the fundamentals of basic sailing and boat handling including seamanship, boat safety, right of way rules, and terminology.
For children with basic sailing skills and an understanding of seamanship. This class is designed to strengthen the student's sailing skills in a non-competitive environment.
NJ Boating Safety School is an approved provider of boating safety courses in the State of New Jersey. Upon completion of this course, students will receive a state issued Boating Safety Ceritificate. This course is approved by the state of NJ, the United States Coast Guard, and the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA). All classes are taught by state approved instructors who hold a Coast Guard Captains License and have many years of experienc both on the water and in the class room. Visit our website at www.njboatclass.com to find a date and time for a class near you.
Becoming An Outdoors-Woman is a workshop focused on the learning of outdoor skills - skills usually associated with hunting and fishing, but useful for many outdoor pursuits.
The NJ Boat and Jet ski class. The law applies to all NJ Boaters' age 13 and older that operates power vessels, including electric motors. In addition to “boat” on your NJ Driver’s License for non-tidal waters you must carry a NJ Boating Safety Certificate.
ALL Persons who wish to operate a power vessel must possess a Boating Safety Certificate since June 1, 2009.
Course contents approved by the State of New Jersey and the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA). The U. S. Coast Guard as acceptable to the National Recreational Boating Safety Program recognizes this course.
For beginners age 11 and above or 125lbs. and up. The 420 provides older students the chance to learn in a double-handed boat.
Sailors, ages 9-13, must own an Optimist class boat. This program provides advanced sailing
and racing training.
This class is an intro to sailing for kids ages 8-12 and is also for kids who have had some exposure to sailing to practice their skills before moving to Opti 2.
For beginner sailors who have completed the third grade and/or will be nine (9) years old by August 31.
Kids can enter this class with the permission of the instructor only.
For sailors who have successfully completed the Opti 1 class, this class will move quickly through the curriculum with a concentration on upwind sailing, and will introduce the basics of racing an Optimist.
This class is designed for students who have successfully completed Opti 2 last season, and desire to pursue an interest in racing Optimists.
The course is for beginners who have little or no sailing experience, as well as for children who participated in the Sprite Optimist program and are of required minimum age.
These sailors are generally a little older than the Opti I sailors, have one or two years of experience sailing in an Opti, as well as a good knowledge of basic sailing, water safety, rigging and the points of sail.
Optimist racing is for sailors who have successfully completed the Opti 3/LTR class and wish to learn advanced racing skills in a single-handed Optimist.
This class will focus on advanced boat handling skills, learn and practice race tactics and rules.
The goal of the Opti Team is to train members for success in regional and national competition and to qualify members for the US National Team.
This course offers an in depth look into racing rules, tactics, sail trim, roll tacking, roll jibing, starting techniques and positive sportsmanship. Upon completion of this course, students should be able to race competitively in local SAYRA regattas.
For children with well-developed sailing skills and an interest in competitive racing.
The Cruising Class is for the advanced Optimist sailor who is eager to sail independently in a wide variety of conditions. Students will gain exposure to advanced sailing and seamanship skills, and will be introduced to racing.
An individualized, beginning sailing experience for young sailors (6-7 years old).
For the advanced sailor interested in racing. Sailors will work together as a team to develop boathandling and racing skills.
The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources invites you to
"Step Outside®." We want you to feel comfortable enjoying the
outdoors, so we sponsor a series of hands-ons days where you can participate.
These workshops are designed for schoolteachers and others who work with children.
The Opti sailor will learn a wide variety of skills from fundamentals of sailing and boat handling to racing and day trips.
Private paddling lessons by appointment only.
Are you seeking the steady, rapid growth of your paddling skills? PKT offers you a flexible, one on one coaching service that will be customized to your individual paddling time and needs.
This class is ideal as a transition boat for junior sailors ready to learn about jibs and symmetrical spinnakers.
CPC 200 is a powerboat handling immersion course designed specifically for those who wish to improve their close quarters maneuvering skills.
This class stresses water safety and introductory knowledge including rigging, teamwork, confidence building, and basic sailing skills.
Private sessions are tailored to the student's individual needs.
We offer private instruction on a first-come, first-serve basis.
This prestigious program provides graduates the valuable skills necessary for a career in both the commercial and pleasure yacht sectors of the marine industry.
Learning about wildlife in the environment is just part of the goals of this program. It allows student experiences to be the source of the teaching. The activity guide is full of activities that may be immediately added to any K-12 curriculum. More than 12,000 Iowa educators have participated in workshops and use the materials with more than 500,000 Iowa youth.
BHYC plans a series of weekly racing clinics for members, similar in concept to the successful tennis clinics, for those interested in trying racing or improving their skills.
During the summer months we will be offering Wednesday evening 420 racing for ages 14 and up.
The Racing Club420 program picks up where the Non-Racing program ends, teaching skipper and crew the use of spinnakers and trapeze, and tactics used in team racing.
Sailors in this program compete in home and away regattas.
Course subjects include fundamentals of radar, operation and use of radar, interpretation and analysis of radar information, and plotting.
Course subjects include interpretation and analysis of radar information and plotting review.
Intensive course designed to get the most out of each student's racing potential.
This one-day, free safe boating class is being offered through Idaho Department of Parks & Recreation and is recognized by the U.S. Coast Guard.
If you are operating a personal watercraft (Jet Ski, Wave Runner, etc.), or a power vessel on the waters of the State of New Jersey you are required to possess a New Jersey boat safety certificate.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive a lifetime Boating Safety Certificate issued by the NJ State Police Marine Services Division. Instructors are USCG Licensed Captains. Register early & receive the listed Priority Seating Discount. Walk-ins will be charged $85.
Take a Boating Course! GET YOUR BOATING CERTIFICATION (aka boating license jetski license) IN ONE DAY OR TWO EVENINGS! Choose from classes in Nassau and Suffolk Long Island, Manhattan NYC, Queens Staten Island, Brooklyn, Stamford, Hartford Connecticut, New Jersey and Massachusetts. Also in Freeport, Huntington, Oyster Bay, Manhasset, Port Washington, Islip, Port Jefferson, Stamford, Valley Stream, Westhampton and Babylon, among other locations- or have a private class in the privacy of your own home.Our courses cover EVERYTHING YOU NEED to get on the water by Power Boat, Sail and PWC/Jetski including Navigation, Rules of the Road, Personal Watercraft, Safe Operation, Emergencies- among many other things you need to know by law and for the safety of your vessel, your passengers and your own personal safety. Get your State Boating License. You'll receive a waterproof plastic card from the State of New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and New Jersey upon successful completion of this course. You will leave this class with your boating certificate (a/k/a License) in-hand! Our classes are taught by USCG LICENSED MASTER Captains and Certified State Instructors with years of teaching experience. Course completion cards are engraved plastic, are waterproof, issued by the State and can be replaced if lost at any time- GOOD FOR LIFE! Leave the class with your certification in hand! Call (516) 216-4410 or register online NOW at http://www.safeboatingamerica.com.
Assistants gain the knowledge and skills necessary to become dockmasters and instructors once they get older.
There are 4 sessions to choose from, as well as a regatta.
This is fee-based, individualized, private sailing instruction.
Whether you are considering the purchase of a larger sailboat or seeking American Sailing Association certifications or simply want to learn to sail, you can choose from several programs offered here at Chapman School.
This program is designed to teach juniors how to sail, with the added option of regatta participation.
Learn fast and efficient rescues for sea kayaking and water safety.
If you have ever wondered how to splice a three strand line or how to properly whip the end of one of your lines, this is a great place to start.
This class is designed for the beginner sailor between the ages of 10 to 15.
Topics will include marlinspike seamanship such as knots, hitches, wraps, ties and splicing; fishing: bait, lure, and fly; learning about wind sense, working winds and kite flying; sea and sky: weather, squalls, fog, currents and tides; learning about the boat: getting underway, rigging, sails, under power, rules of the road, navigation; and water emergencies: aground, man overboard, and avoiding trouble.
Course subjects include emergency medical aid at sea and CPR.
Course subjects include personal survival, personal safety and social responsibilities, fire fighting, and CPR/First Aid.
Students can attend class from June through August.
Classes offer instruction to students who are just starting their sailing experience (we have worked with students who have never been in a boat before) and to students who are practicing and improving their sailing skills to their maximum potential.
Junior boaters can take classes and participate in racing events.
Topics will include best baits, live bait rigging, deep dropping, and buying the right tackle, among others.
The barge rows twelve persons at a time in Beginner and Exercise Barge Classes.
Beginning scullers will move from the zephyrs into dolphins and trainers as they develop their skills.
The eight-oared shell is the fastest of all Olympic boats. It requires coordinated balance and the precise power application of eight people.
The Outdoor Campus is an outdoor skills, learning and nature center run by the South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks in Sioux Falls. The center offers many wonderful programs and classes for all ages. Visit The Outdoor Campus website for more information.
This boat is fast, less stable and a lot more fragile than all of the beginner boats.
Moving into the zephyrs is the first stage of your education in sculling.
Licensing programs are offered to the maritime professional who has the time on the water, but not the credential.
Course subjects include rules of the road, deck safety, deck general, navigation general, cargo handling and stability, tide tables and currents, terrestrial piloting and chart navigation.
Thai Rock - Restaurant
375 Beach 92nd Street
Rockaway Beach, NY 11693
May 12, 2012 Runs One Day, 9AM - 5:00PM
To Register go to: http://a0141201.uscgaux.info/nysbc.html
This course meets the NYS and US Coast Guard requirements for PWC Operation, Adult and Youth Boating Certification. Upon successful completion, you will have met the requirements and can operate a PWC/Jetski or as a youth boater operate a vessel without Adult Supervision . You will receive a certificate upon successful completion of this course- certificate received same day as class.
The certificate you earn for completing this class allows ANYONE over the age of 14 to operate a PWC/Jet Ski in NY waters. It also allows anyone between 10 and 18 to operate a boat in NY without being accompanied by an adult; it also allows anyone over 10 to operate a boat in NJ waters (required for ALL boaters regardless of age).
The course is designed as a comprehensive boating course, teaching the fundamentals of safe boating operation. Taught by State Certified Instructors with materials approved by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators. NYS requires classroom instruction, and this class includes the following topics:
Accidents & Emergencies
Boating Related Activities
Boats & Motors
Fueling & Ventilation
Numbering & Registration
Rules of the Road
Safe Loading & Powering
Upon successful completion of the course a temporary certification, valid for 90 days, will be issued- adults 18 yrs of age or older will be required to mail a $10 fee to the State of New York so that their permanent Certification card can be issued within this 90 day period. For children between 10-17 yrs of age, the $10 NYS fee is waived.
To Register for a Boating Safety/PWC Certification Visit http://a0141201.uscgaux.info/nysbc.html or CALL (917) 952-7014 Email: email@example.com RECEIVE YOUR CERTIFICATE AND CARD THE SAME DAY LEARN FROM THE EXPERTS.
All courses are taught by U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary instructors who are qualified in the subject.
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> Suddenly in Command
> How to Read a Nautical Chart
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The USCG Auxiliary of Islip, NY.
will be teaching
"ABOUT BOATING SAFELY"
This 8 hour course is given over 3 nights. It is presented and instructed by the volunteers of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, Our instructors are qualified by the USCG Aux. and represent thousands of hours of on water experience. Current classes in the Islip, South Shore Area are;
in March (3,13,20), April(4,17&5/1) and a one full day session May 12.
Course cirriculum includes,
Choosing the right boat, boating laws, safety equipment, navigation rules of the road, bouys and markers, safe boat handling (docking and manuvering)
Jet Skis (PWC's) regulations and safe operation. fishing, water skiing, Float plans, VHF radio communication...
It is required in the state of New York for anyone operating a PWC (jet ski) to have completed a approved Boating Safety Class. As well anyone from 10 yrs to 18 yrs of age may operate a boat with adult supervision only if they have completed a safe boating course.
If you have never taken a safe boating class or if it has been 10 years since you last did, treat yourself to 8 hours that could well save your and your loved ones lives. Make your time on the water safe and enjoyable.
Answer: Your vessel is the "STAND ON" vessel, you should sound a warning and maintain your course and speed.
The U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary's Boating Skills & Seamanship (BS&S)
course is a comprehensivecourse designed for both the experienced and the novice boater. A must for safely navigating our coastal waters. We are in the Brunswick/St Simons Island area and have boating courses throughout the year so check www.cgauxssi.us often.
For complete information and to signup: http://www.cgauxssi.us/html/safe_boating_classes.html
boaters safety class
This class is for beginners and experienced women.
Dubbed "The Industry Standard," this program will prepare you to enter the field of marine surveying as a confident professional.
In the Spring, Summer and Fall, classes are offered for beginner, intermediate and advanced sailors.
From the basics of learning to sail to advanced racing classes, each student will receive quality instruction by US Sailing certified instructors with hands-on teaching.
Each season will have classes for beginners, recreational rowers, and those who seek the challenge of competition.
The program’s focus is on children between the ages of 10 and 16 who are interested in learning or improving their sailing skills.
Advanced Piloting covers more advanced coastal navigation techniques, navigation in tides and currents, and more advanced GPS usage. For members only.
This course develops proficiency and confidence in, and enjoyment of, safely paddling in whitewater of advanced difficulty.
By looking at the big picture and breaking the system down, you'll get a better understanding of just why these markers and buoys are where they are and will have a better handle on how to make sense of them.
This course can be taken online, by studying an 80-page manual, or by cd-rom.
This online course is officially approved by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) and recognized by the United States Coast Guard and available for most states.
In this course, Capt. Steve gives you the skills to use manual methods to cross check and support your electronic navigation and the tools to give your passengers the confidence to ride aboard with you whether you're heading across the river or across the ocean.
Basic River Canoe focuses mainly on canoes that are designed more for whitewater use and on the student that wishes to "work" or "play" the river by catching lots of small eddies, and doing ferries, instead of just going from point A to point B.
In this course, Capt. Steve takes you through an overview of the Rules of the Road that all recreational boaters need to know.
A unique maritime learning environment geared towards educating people of all ages. We specialize in the all encompassing aspects of boat building and sailing. Hands on training of building and then sailing your own sailboat for people ages 8 to adult.
We have assembled a study guide to help you manage the process of obtaining your pleasure craft operators card.
This is a storybook/coloring book (targeted to children in Grades K-3) with pictures that are suitable for making overhead transparencies and is designed to be used in traditional, instructor-led classes as well as a stand-alone study by a single user.
Learn to be a better boater - no matter how much boating experience you have there's always more to learn.
Online boater license or certification is available for 36 states.
This course is a comprehensive course designed for both the experienced and the novice boater.
The goal of this course is to introduce paddlers to the technique of rolling an open canoe.
The navigation course is a combination of a printed text/workbook for home study, sample and real time chart work, online animated demonstrations and testing, email instructor assistance, and a private Navigation Bulletin Board.
Cruise Planning covers topics of interest for someone planning a cruise – whether for just a weekend or for a year – including preparation and planning, anchoring, security, chartering, and cruising outside the US. For members only.
Educational Recreational Adventures teaches environmental education, science, and outdoor skills (fly fishing, canoeing, kayaking, cross-country skiing, backpacking, aquatic education,wildlife studies,...) to people of all ages.
Engine Maintenance covers the operating principles and basic care and maintenance of outboard and inboard engines, including diesels. For members only.
The course is designed to give the student the necessary tools needed to travel down a moving river (up to Class I) from point A to point B, either sitting or kneeling.
The purpose of this course is to teach beginner paddlers to
safely and enjoyably canoe on quietwater.
FreeStyle canoeing is technical quiet water paddling. It emphasizes smooth, efficient paddling and precise boat control on flat water.
The Online Boating Course is approved to meet the basic boater education requirements in certain states. Be sure to check the regulations in your state.
GPS for Mariners is a modern learning experience that focuses on the GPS equipment typically owned by the recreational boater.
A three hour seminar course unraveling the mystery of charts.
This seminar walks you through what you really need to know in an entertaining and interesting fashion.
Instructor Development teaches effective communication skills for not only USPS instructors but everyone, covering various methods of presenting information to others, effective use of audiovisual aids (including PowerPoint), etc. For members only.
Introduction to Canoe focuses on basic tandem or solo canoe skills for sitting paddlers. Presentations include dressing to paddle safely and potential paddling hazards.
Junior Navigation teaches the basics of offshore navigation, including basic celestial navigation using the sun and offshore course planning. For members only.
The course is designed for the person who wants to begin sailing in a small boat, learning each step the right way, and in the process build the skills and confidence that will serve as the foundation for a lifetime of enjoyment.
Marine Electronics covers installation and maintenance of both boat electrical systems (AC and DC) and marine electronics (VHF radio, radar, GPS, etc).
The U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary's Navigation course is a comprehensive course to prepare the boater with the knowledge needed to safely pilot a boat.
Navigation is the most advanced navigation course taught by USPS, covering more advanced celestial navigation techniques, emergency navigation, and additional sight reduction techniques. For members only.
While not a course in weather, this seminar explains how just using your own senses can help you determine what conditions you will encounter where you are.
Boat Ed develops and publishes the official state handbook of boating laws for numerous state boating agencies.
The Online Boating Course is approved to meet the basic boater education requirements for Oregon.
The U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary's Personal Watercraft course is a very basic introduction to the safety issues involved when operating a PWC.
Learn about safe boating and personal watercraft, become more knowledgeable about state rules and regulations, and earn a PWC Safety Wallet Card.
Piloting is the first and most basic navigation course, covering chart reading, course plotting, and basic coastal or inland navigation, including basic GPS usage. This course is for members only.
This is an eight hour seminar with the perfect combination of classroom training and hands-on On-The-Water training. It provides an explanation of how your boat handles and why. Film clips let you visualize the maneuvers prior to your experiencing them on the water. It covers use of lines, departing, operating in a fairway, pivoting, mooring, backing, docking, steering - slalom, holding course - range, and quick stop. Included are Powerboat Handling Illustrated, a DVD, and a Student manual.
QuickStart is a brief introduction to paddling a canoe or kayak. Students are presented with basic information on dressing to paddle safely and potential hazards and simple rescues.
In this course, Capt. Steve takes you on a video tour of not only what is required, but also why it's required.
In this course you will learn how to become a safe and knowledgeable boater.
Sail covers everything from the basic elements of how a sailboat works to sail trim, rig tuning, and sailboat racing. For members only.
Seamanship covers basic deck seamanship, marlinspike (knots and ropes), anchoring and rafting, basic boat care and maintenance, and nautical and USPS customs and etiquette. This is for members only.
This course is designed to teach sailing instructors on-the-water group management and instruction techniques for dinghies, multihull and small daysailing keelboats.
This course is designed to provide coaches with information on how to effectively develop performance boat handling and racing skills and to instill in athletes the importance of ethical behavior and sportsmanship in the sport of sailing.
Smart Boating will take you from basic boating to the intermediate level with over 250 menu items, plus complete explanations for all right and wrong answers to over 290 engaging, interactive questions.
In this course, Capt. Steve takes you on a step-by-step tour of some of the most common boating emergencies, as well as the uncommon ones, and gives you the tools to competently handle not only your emergencies, but to render assistance to other boater's emergencies as well.
Learn the fundamentals of safe boat handling and operation, and basic piloting in one comprehensive classroom course. The course is meant to be of interest to the whole family, and we encourage your family to attend as a group.
This 4-hour boating safety primer is designed for those not generally at the helm, and will help you to ï¿½be preparedï¿½ with the basics in case of an emergency.
This seminar explains the principles of waypoint navigation which you will use. It then shows you how to relate the GPS to your charts which provide essential information about what is around you.
This seminar explains basic VHF operation.
U.S. Power Squadrons provide many skill building opportunities to the general public through a variety of boating safety and education courses, seminars, and marine-related guides. Our instructors are certified regarding their ability to teach and to use of modern instructional techniques. All classes are fun and informative, and bring you into contact with other boaters.
Targeted to youth in grades 4-6, this course includes many of the main points of the adult 8-hr Boating Safely Course.
Weather covers weather forecasting and reading weather patterns on-board. For members only.
The goal of this course is to provide an introduction and preparation to paddle safely and comfortably on whitewater up to Class II.
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