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Safe Powerboat Handling combines classroom instruction with practical, hands-on experience on boats 26 feet and under.

Safe Powerboat Handling

This course is designed to teach fundamentals of safe powerboat handling for first time skippers or boaters looking to improve skills. Using classroom discussions and on-the-water practical application, the topics that are covered include power boat handling skills, the basics of how boats work, troubleshooting, and much more. Students who successfully complete the course and the written test will receive a US Powerboating Safe Powerboat Handling Certification and be eligible for the California Boater Card.

Dates Times Action
5/25-5/26 9:00am – 6:00pm  Waitlist

Recommended for:

  • New boaters
  • First-time boat owners
  • Sailing instructors and coaches
  • Race committee crews
  • Advanced boaters looking to brush up on skills
  • Professional mariners
  • Anyone!

Class Notes

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