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    • 18-Hour Survival Equipment, Procedures and Onboard Drills

      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.

    • 420 Cruising Class

      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.

    • 420 Learn to Race

      For sailors who have successfully completed one year of 420 Learn to Sail or Opti Race.

    • 420 Learn to Sail

      For sailors who have successfully completed the Opti 3/LTR class or equivalent sailing qualifications.

    • 420 Race

      For sailors who have successfully completed 420 LTR or equivalent sailing qualifications. This program is intended for experienced racers.

    • 420 Race Grads

      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.

    • 420 Race Team

      An intensively paced class designed to get the utmost out of a junior sailor's racing and performance sailing potential.

    • 420 Race Team

      This class focuses on improving racing skills and frequently attending regattas.

    • 420 Racing Team

      Traveling team for the advanced, dedicated racer. Sailors have travel opportunities throughout New England.

    • 420 Team Racing

      The 420 Team will train to race regionally and nationally. Practice will focus on boat-speed development, tactics, strategy, and fun.

    • 420/SF/L

      This course offers an in depth look into racing rules, tactics, sail trim, roll tacking, roll jibing, starting techniques and positive sportsmanship.

    • 420-1

      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.

    • 420-2

      In depth training in fleet and teamracing techniques, prep for participation in Regattas and interclub team racing.

    • About State Boating Safety and Certification Courses - EVERY WEEK!

      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!

    • Adult Dinghy Learn-to-Sail

      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.

    • Adult Sailing

      This program is for adults only, whether just learning how to sail or enhancing their skills.

    • Adult Sailing Basics

      Five lessons will consist of both classroom and on the water instruction in a Hunter 17’sailboat.

    • Adult Sailing Course

      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.

    • Adult Sailing Instruction in Mercuries

    • Advanced 420

      A more intensively paced class than Into to 420, with more of a focus on racing skills, including basic spinnaker and trapeze work.

    • Advanced Adult Class

      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.

    • Advanced Beginner

      For persons who are not beginners, have not taken a class and have only paddled a few times.

    • Advanced Fishing

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    • Advanced Navigation

      This course teaches advanced navigation.

    • Advanced Optimist

      Focusing on mastering boat handling skills and basic racing.

    • Advanced 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.

    • Advanced Sailors

      Develop racing skills and compete with other yacht clubs.

    • Advanced Seamanship

      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.

    • Alaska Water Wise

      The course satisfies most states' boating safety education requirements and may qualify boaters for boat insurance discounts.

    • American Boat Operators Course

      Online course officially approved by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) and recognized by the United States Coast Guard.

    • American Sailing Association Certifications

      The American Sailing Association (A.S.A.) established certification courses for qualified sailors based on internationally recognized standards of boating safety and competence.

    • Animated Online Boater Certification Course - BoaterExam.com

      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.

    • Animated Online Boater Certification Course - BoaterExam.com

      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.

    • Animated Online Boater Certification Course - BoaterExam.com

      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.

    • Animated Online Boater Certification Course - BoaterExam.com

      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.

    • Animated Online Boater Certification Course - BoaterExam.com

      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.

    • Animated Online Boater Certification Course - BoaterExam.com

      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.

    • Animated Online Boater Certification Course - BoaterExam.com

      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.

    • Animated Online Boater Certification Course - BoaterExam.com

      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.

    • Animated Online Boater Certification Course - BoaterExam.com

      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.

    • Animated Online Boater Certification Course - BoaterExam.com

      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.

    • Animated Online Boater Certification Course - BoaterExam.com

      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.

    • Animated Online Boater Certification Course - BoaterExam.com

      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.

    • Aquatic Education Programs

      The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources provides a variety of fishing education programs from Family Fishing Clinics and a Fishing Tackle Loaner Program.

    • Assistance Towing Endorsement

      Course subjects include rules of the road and towing equipment and methods.

    • Astronomy

    • Auxiliary Sailing Endorsement

      Course subjects include rules of the road and parts of the sailing vessel and sail.

    • Balance, Bracing and Eskimo rolling

      You have developed and refined your kayaking skills, but your confidence in your balance, bracing and Eskimo rolling still needs work.

    • Basic Keelboat Sailing

      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.

    • Basic Power Boating - CPC 1000

      The objective of CPC 1000 is to provide boaters with the knowledge and skills necessary to become safer, more confident and Competent mariners.

    • Basic Sailing Course

      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.

    • Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW)

       

      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.

    • Beginner

      For persons with little or no sea kayaking experience.

    • Beginner A's, B's and C's

      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.

    • Beginner Adult Class

      Our beginner classes offer adults a comfortable learning environment in small, personalized classes.

    • Beginner Optimist Class

      Entry level, learn to sail class. Emphasis is on comfort and safety on the water.

    • Beginner Pram I

      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.

    • Beginner Pram II: Singlehanded sailing

      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.

    • Beginners

      This class focuses on the basics of sailing, including boat parts, points of sail, wind direction aond water safty.

    • Beginning and Intermediate 420 Program

      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.

    • Beginning Sailing Session I

      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.

    • Beginning Sailing Session II

      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.

    • Beginning Sailors

      Take part in an instructional program which teaches basic sailing skills, terminology and seamanship.

    • Beyond Basics Adult Course

      Four lessons and one solo sail will typically consist of preparatory chalk-talks and on the water instruction in a Hunter 17 sailboat.

    • Boat Ed

      Boat-ed.com is North America’s leading provider of boating safety education. By completing this NASBLA and State-approved boating course, students can receive their official boating certificate or license. Boat Ed produces print and Internet courses that have provided official safety certification since 1995.

    • Boat Massachusetts

    • Boat Pennsylvania Internet and Video/Correspondence Course

      The Fish and Boat Commission�s Boat Pennsylvania Internet and Video/Correspondence Courses were developed to give boaters the information they need to make better-informed decisions on the water.

    • Boater Education

      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.

    • Boater Education Program

      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.

    • BoaterExam.com Alabama

      Online boating course and exam for the Alabama boating license.

    • Boating and Water Safety Education

      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.

    • Boating Education

      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.

    • Boating Education Course

      The Arkansas Boating Education Course teaches the fundamentals of safe and responsible boating.

    • Boating Education Course

      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.

    • Boating Education Course

      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.

    • Boating Education Courses

      Participation in a boating education course will teach how to properly operate and maintain a boat.

    • Boating Education Courses

      Boating Education courses are offered by The Department of Safety, Division of Safety Services, Marine Patrol.

    • Boating Education Courses

      Course certification will be presented to all participants who complete the course work.

    • Boating Education Home Study Course

      Free home study courses can be requested.

    • Boating Education

      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.

    • Boating Education

      The course is designed as a comprehensive boating course, teaching the fundamentals of safe boating operation.

    • Boating Essentials - CPC 100

      This is the first certification level in the CPC series and is specifically designed to provide the fundamentals of boating safety, and �on the water skills.�

    • Boating Safely in Colorado

      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.

    • Boating Safety

      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.

    • Boating Safety Awareness

      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.

    • Boating Safety Class

      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.

    • Boating Safety Education

      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.

    • Boating Safety Education

      This course teaches basic boating safety.

    • Boating Safety Education

      The classroom boating safety course consists of a basic eight hours of classroom instruction in the principles of boating safety.

    • 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.

    • Boatwise

      Boating Safety classes

    • Canoeing

      Learn to canoe in a non-competitive, relaxed atmosphere.

    • Canoeing/Kayaking

    • canoeing/kayaking instruction

      begining and intermediate canoe and kayak instruction offered. instruction on fishing from kayak coming soon.

    • Captain / OUPV Master up to 100 GT

      Course subjects include rules of the road, deck general, navigation general, and piloting and navigation.

    • Career Development and IMO Compliance Programs

      Designed to help the maritime professional to move steadily through the stages of deck hand to deck officer.

    • Celestial Navigation

      The Basic Celestial Navigation course is designed to familiarize the student with the tools and mechanics of navigation using the sun and stars.

    • Chuck Pippin

      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.

    • cnyboating.com

      Our membership offer quality instruction on a one on one basis. Look for a dealer close to you and give them a call. Thats all you have to do.

    • Coastal Cruising - CPC 2000

      Whether it�s 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.

    • Coed Sailing

      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.

      Crew U. seeks to teach novices or those with limited experience, how to be helpful crewmembers on offshore racing sailboats.

    • Customized Cold Water Safety & Survival Training

      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.

    • Deck License Renewal

      Course subjects include rules of the road, coastal piloting navigation, life saving and general safety, firefighting, trim, stability and emergency procedures.

    • Delhigh Power Squadron

      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.

    • Diesel Course

    • Dinghy Demons Program

      In this course, we introduce 5 to 7 year olds to dinghy sailing.

    • DNR Camps and Workshops

      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.

    • Docking 101

      Member Greggus Yahr and Vice-Commodore Craig Fillman will teach this hands-on practice seminar to help you sharpen your docking skills.

    • Dolphin and Wahoo Secrets

      Topics include best baits, trolling speeds, lures, finding the birds, and downriggers, among others.

    • Electrical Course

    • Empire Boating Safety

      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.

    • Empire Boating Safety, Inc.

      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.

    • Eskimo Rolling

      Learn the fundamental skills needed to recover gracefully from a capsize without exiting your kayak, the ultimate self-rescue; the Eskimo roll.

    • Explorers

      This class is designed to give children of ages 4 - 8 and their parents an early and controlled introduction to the world of sailing.

    • FCC License Examination-Marine Radio Operator Permit

      Course subjects include distress traffic, urgent signals, priority communications, bridge-to-bridge requirement, vessel rescue system, VHF distress frequencies, radio logs, and more.

    • Florida Boating Course

      You will have 6 (six) months to complete the course and online test.

    • Florida Fishing Academy

      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.

    • Fundamental Kayaking Skills

      Learn the basics in 3.5 hr. kayaking skills training sessions using river kayaks in the comfort of a heated pool.

    • Funweek Session I

      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.

    • Funweek Session II

      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.

    • Gateway Community Boating Center

      Safe Power Boat Handling Class, Hands on, on the water traing.

    • Green Marine Education

      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.

    • Gulf Stream Fishing 101

      Learn how to become a more effective Gulf Stream fishermen targeting species such as Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo, Mahi-Mahi and Billfish.

    • Hands On Boaters Safety School

      Combines safety education with boat handling skills. Your Boat is your classroom.

    • Hands On Sail Trim

      PYC Education Committee’s onboard sail trim training will offer a great way to gain hands-on knowledge while sailing on member owned boats.

    • Hands-On Training Package

      We train on your boat at your dock in your waterway with your equipment.

    • Hawai Sail and Power Squadron

      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!

    • Home-study Video and DVD Safe Boating Courses

      Boat Ed offers a home study boating course consisting of an instructional video or dvd, a printed manual and a mail-in test.

    • Howard County Recreation and Parks

      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!

    • Intermediate A's, B's and C's

      Sailors with more experience are encouraged to compete in regattas around Long Island Sound.

    • Intermediate Optimist

      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.

    • Intermediate Optimist Class

      For young sailors looking to hone their skills. Focus will be on developing independence.

    • Intermediate Sailing Course

      Includes sail theory, advanced boat handling skills, crew overboard recovery and much more.

    • Intermediate Sailing Session I

      These classes are structured for children 11 and older or those that have already mastered the fundamentals of sailing.

    • Intermediate Sailing Session II

      These classes are structured for children 11 and older or those that have already mastered the fundamentals of sailing.

    • Intermediate Sailors

      Build on and practice the skills learned as Beginners.

    • Intermediates

      This class is designed for the proficient beginner sailor (typically at lease two summers at the beginner level and 13 years old).

    • Intro to 420

      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.

    • Intro to Racing

    • Intro to Sailing Session I

      This course is an introduction to sailing for young children (ages 8+) who are neither familiar with sailboats nor ready to sail solo.

    • Intro to Sailing Session II

      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.

    • Introduction to Sea Kayak Navigation

      Learn to read charts and know what they mean to a sea kayaker.

    • Introductory Dinghy Sailing in Club 420s

      For the older child new to sailing or making the transition from Optimists.

    • Iowa Boater Education

      The Iowa Department of Natural Resources offers several boat safety courses. Boater education is mandatory for any person 12 - 17 years old who will operate a motorboat over ten horsepower or personal watercraft (PWC). Families can spend quality time together by learning to be safe on the water. Whether you choose to go fishing, sailing, pleasure boating, canoeing, or kayaking, taking a boater education course could save your life!

    • Junior Club420 or Pixel

      In these classes sailors learn to sail as a team, alternating as either Skipper or Crew, handling a main sail and jib.

    • Junior Jibers

      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!

    • Junior Learn to Sail Program

      The clinic will be geared towards those with little or no sailing experience.

    • Junior Program

      The Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club provides a summer sailing program for young people.

    • Junior Sailing

      Beginner through Advanced Opti, Racing Opti, Apprentice 420, and Racing 420 and Lasers.

    • Junior Sailing Academy

      The Academy's goal is to turn novices into skillful, confident, safety-conscious sailors.

    • Junior Sailing's Big-Boat "PHRF" Racing Team

      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.

    • Kayak Camping and Trip Planning

      Develop strategies for planning and executing a smooth and manageable multi-day sea kayak camping trip.

    • Kayak Racing

      “Run the gates” just like Olympic champions in high-level slalom kayaking competition. Pre-requisites: follow verbal instructions and can swim.

    • Kayaking

      This class welcomes beginners.

    • Kayaking Skills Refinement

      Develop refined strokes and maneuvers, balance, bracing and rolling skills, plus crisp efficient rescues, and a detailed awareness of the sport of kayaking.

    • Kids Don't Float Educational Resources

      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.

    • Kids Don't Float Peer Education Program

      The program will train high school students to teach the Kid's Don't Float curriculum to elementary school children.

    • Kids Kayaking

      Two hour introduction to kayaking for youngsters ages 11 – 17.

    • KiDSail

      The KiDSail course will introduce young sailors to sailing while having fun.

    • Lake Beulah Sailing School

      Our enrollment continues to grow, enabling over seventy youths to develop new friendships while learning a life long activity!

    • Laser

      This program is a great confidence builder, with sailors learning they can handle a boat with a big rig.

    • Laser & Laser Radial

      This class is for intermediate or advanced racers ages 14 to 17.

    • Laser Race Team

      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.

    • Laser Race Team

      The focus is on perfecting boat handling skills; learning advanced racing techniques and rules, as well as racing strategy.

    • Laser Radial Team

      The goal of the Laser team is to train members for success in racing at the local, regional and high school level.

    • Learn From The Dolphins

      This course covers all aspects of safe boating and Personal Watercraft.

    • Learn to Sail Adult Program

      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.

    • Learn-to-Race Camp

      This class is intended to be a non-intimidating introduction to racing sail boats.

    • Lessons

      All members are entitled to one free two-hour sailing lesson and will receive discounts on all private lessons.

    • Level 1

      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.

    • Level 2

      Development of strong recreational and advanced sailing skills. Students should have prior boating knowledge and sailing skills.

    • Level 3

      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.

    • Lil' Luffers

      Students sail in 420's with an instructor in the boat at all times.

    • Little Mariners

      Developed for first time sailors who have completed the second grade and/or will be eight (8) years old by August.

    • Live Bait King Mackerel fishing 101

      This class is guaranteed to make you a better live bait fisherman.

    • Marine Recreational Safety Education Class

    • Marine Safety Instructor Training

      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.

    • Mariner Training

      To prepare men and women for advanced recreational boating and a cruising lifestyle.

    • Mate 1

      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.

    • Mate 2

      Classes continue to develop sailing and boat handling skills in prams, along with an introduction to racing.

    • Mercury and Optimist Beginners

      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.

    • Mercury Cruising

      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.

    • New Jersey Boating Safety School, LLC

      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.

    • NH Becoming an Outdoors-Woman

      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.

    • NJ Boating Safety Classes

      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.

    • Older Beginner 420 Class

      For beginners age 11 and above or 125lbs. and up. The 420 provides older students the chance to learn in a double-handed boat.

    • Opti

      Sailors, ages 9-13, must own an Optimist class boat. This program provides advanced sailing and racing training.

    • Opti 1

      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.

    • Opti 1A

      For beginner sailors who have completed the third grade and/or will be nine (9) years old by August 31.

    • Opti 1B

      For beginner sailors who have completed the third grade and/or will be nine (9) years old by August 31.

    • Opti 2

      Kids can enter this class with the permission of the instructor only.

    • Opti 2

      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.

    • Opti 3/Learn to Race

      This class is designed for students who have successfully completed Opti 2 last season, and desire to pursue an interest in racing Optimists.

    • Opti I

      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.

    • Opti II

      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.

    • Opti Race

      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.

    • Opti Race Team

      This class will focus on advanced boat handling skills, learn and practice race tactics and rules.

    • Opti Team

      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.

    • Optic Race Clinic

      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.

    • Optimist and Dinghy Racing

      For children with well-developed sailing skills and an interest in competitive racing.

    • Optimist Cruising Class

      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.

    • Optimist Novice

      An individualized, beginning sailing experience for young sailors (6-7 years old).

    • Optimist Racing Team

      For the advanced sailor interested in racing. Sailors will work together as a team to develop boathandling and racing skills.

    • Outdoor Adventures

       

      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.

    • Outdoor Survival Youth Educators Workshops

      These workshops are designed for schoolteachers and others who work with children.

    • Overboard Optis

      The Opti sailor will learn a wide variety of skills from fundamentals of sailing and boat handling to racing and day trips.

    • Paddling Class

      Private paddling lessons by appointment only.

    • Personal Kayak Training

      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.

    • Pixel

      This class is ideal as a transition boat for junior sailors ready to learn about jibs and symmetrical spinnakers.

    • Powerboat Handling - CPC 200

      CPC 200 is a powerboat handling immersion course designed specifically for those who wish to improve their close quarters maneuvering skills.

    • Pram Sailing

      This class stresses water safety and introductory knowledge including rigging, teamwork, confidence building, and basic sailing skills.

    • Private Instruction

      Private sessions are tailored to the student's individual needs.

    • Private Lessons

      We offer private instruction on a first-come, first-serve basis.

    • Professional Mariner Training

      This prestigious program provides graduates the valuable skills necessary for a career in both the commercial and pleasure yacht sectors of the marine industry.

    • Race Clinic

      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.

    • Racing

      During the summer months we will be offering Wednesday evening 420 racing for ages 14 and up.

    • Racing Club420s

      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.

    • Racing Optimist

      Sailors in this program compete in home and away regattas.

    • Radar Observer - Unlimited

      Course subjects include fundamentals of radar, operation and use of radar, interpretation and analysis of radar information, and plotting.

    • Radar Refresher

      Course subjects include interpretation and analysis of radar information and plotting review.

    • RBW Fleet Optimist

      Intensive course designed to get the most out of each student's racing potential.

    • Responsible Boating

      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.

    • Rozi Mudry

      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. 609-613-2339 Register@BoatSafeUS.com www.BoatSafeUS.com

    • Safe Boating America

      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.

    • Safety Education Classes

    • Sailing and Racing

    • Sailing Assistants

      Assistants gain the knowledge and skills necessary to become dockmasters and instructors once they get older.

    • Sailing Day Camp

      There are 4 sessions to choose from, as well as a regatta.

    • Sailing Instruction

      This is fee-based, individualized, private sailing instruction.

    • Sailing Programs

      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.

    • Sandusky Sailing Club

      This program is designed to teach juniors how to sail, with the added option of regatta participation.

    • Sea Kayak Safety and Rescue

      Learn fast and efficient rescues for sea kayaking and water safety.

    • Seamanship

      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.

    • Seamanship

      This class is designed for the beginner sailor between the ages of 10 to 15.

    • Second Wave

      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.

    • Shipboard CPR & First Aid

      Course subjects include emergency medical aid at sea and CPR.

    • STCW - 95 Basic Safety Training

      Course subjects include personal survival, personal safety and social responsibilities, fire fighting, and CPR/First Aid.

    • Summer Program

      Students can attend class from June through August.

    • Summer Sailing Program

      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.

    • Summer Youth Program

      Junior boaters can take classes and participate in racing events.

    • Taking Advantage of Wrecks and Reefs

      Topics will include best baits, live bait rigging, deep dropping, and buying the right tackle, among others.

    • The Barge

      The barge rows twelve persons at a time in Beginner and Exercise Barge Classes.

    • The Dolphin and the Training Single

      Beginning scullers will move from the zephyrs into dolphins and trainers as they develop their skills.

    • The Eight

      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

      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.

    • The Racing Single

      This boat is fast, less stable and a lot more fragile than all of the beginner boats.

    • The Zephyr

      Moving into the zephyrs is the first stage of your education in sculling.

    • U.S.C.G. License Training

      Licensing programs are offered to the maritime professional who has the time on the water, but not the credential.

    • Upgrade 100 to 200 GT Master

      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.

    • Upgrade 200 Gt Up To 1600 GT Master

      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.

    • USCG Aux Flotilla 12-01

      Course Location: 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 Boat Operation Boating Related Activities Boats & Motors Equipment Fueling & Ventilation Marine Environment Navigation Numbering & Registration Personal Watercraft 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: 12-01@verizon.net RECEIVE YOUR CERTIFICATE AND CARD THE SAME DAY LEARN FROM THE EXPERTS.

    • USCG Auxiliary In-Person Classes

      All courses are taught by U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary instructors who are qualified in the subject. BASIC: > About Boating Safely > Boating Skills and Seamanship Course > Boats, Water and Youth! > Personal Watercraft Course > Sailing Skills and Seamanship SPECIALTY AND ADVANCED: > Basic Navigation Course > Advanced Navigation Course > GPS for Mariners Course > Suddenly in Command > How to Read a Nautical Chart > Paddlesports America

    • USCG Auxiliary Safe Boating Course

      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.

    • USCGAUX Flotilla 10-10 Dist 7

      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

    • Vermont Boating Safety Course

    • Weather

    • Wendy Price

      boaters safety class

    • Women's Sailing

      This class is for beginners and experienced women.

    • Wooden Boats and Boat Design

    • Yacht and Small Craft Surveying

      Dubbed "The Industry Standard," this program will prepare you to enter the field of marine surveying as a confident professional.

    • Youth and Family

      For persons with little or no sea kayaking experience.

    • Youth Instructional Programs

      In the Spring, Summer and Fall, classes are offered for beginner, intermediate and advanced sailors.

    • Youth Program

      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.

    • Youth Programs

      Each season will have classes for beginners, recreational rowers, and those who seek the challenge of competition.

    • Youth Sailing Program

      The program’s focus is on children between the ages of 10 and 16 who are interested in learning or improving their sailing skills.