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Inshore Powerboat Cruising

Chater Classes
Captain Classes

Intermediate to advanced, 35 ft. boats and larger equipped with through-hull prop shafts and rudders

Explore the exciting world of powerboat cruising with this US Powerboating course in Chicago. This hands-on program offers comprehensive training and certification, equipping you with the essential skills needed for long-distance cruising or chartering boats, including those in picturesque locations like the British Virgin Islands and Croatia. Navigate Chicago's iconic waterways under expert guidance, mastering the art of inshore powerboat cruising. Join Center Helm for an immersive learning experience and embark on your journey to becoming a certified bareboat operator.

On-the-Water Sessions

Advanced docking

Advanced anchoring

Picking up & dropping a mooring ball

Radar observation

Nighttime open water & harbor navigation

Emergency procedures

Engine & yacht systems

Classroom Sessions

Tides & currents

Clearing customs at a foreign port

International navigation

Menu planning & provisioning

Environmental regulations

Prerequisites: Basic Powerboat Cruising

Ages 18+

Certification(s) Earned: US Powerboating Basic Powerboat Cruising, US Powerboating Night Navigation Endorsement, and an International Proficiency Certificate. 

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Inshore Powerboat Cruising
Inshore Powerboat Cruising
Sep 28, 2024, 9:00 AM – Sep 29, 2024, 11:00 PM
Burnham Harbor,
Burnham Harbor, Chicago, IL 60605, USA

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