Fishing
  • NC Boating Education Programs


    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • Live Bait King Mackerel fishing 101

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

    • 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.

    • Sailing Assistants

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