Basic Powerboat Cruising
Beginner to intermediate, 33 ft. boats and larger equipped with through-hull prop shafts and rudders
This 16-hour hands-on, on-the-water course is for anyone who wants to learn how to safely operate a powerboat and improve their boat handling skills on actual boats. The US Coast Guard has approved this course and recognizes it as a standard in boat handling. Classroom sessions and on-the-water sessions totaling six to eight hours each, covering required education topics in which students learn:
Steering a range
Proceeding to a destination
Person in Water rescue
Engine & yacht systems
Safety, prep & weather
Registration & capacities
Prep & fueling procedures
Navigation and rules of the road
Aids to navigation
Certification(s) Earned: US Powerboating Basic Powerboat Cruising certificate.
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