Sailing & Powerboat Courses

Get a Certified "Boating Drivers License" ...

Classes are designed for youth 10 and up — with courses featuring a women's, youth, and new boat owners program.

Courses taught by Certified US Power Boating Instructor/Captains designed for boat owners and boat enthusiasts.

Drivers Education

for Boaters

Prior experience: NONE
Age: Must be 10+ 

The Drivers Education for Boaters™ is an on-the-water, skills-based boating course.

By increasing public participation in courses focused on boater safety with hands-on interaction, we hope to reduce risks of injuries, property damage, and boating accidents.

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Drivers Education for Boaters™ expressly addresses the areas of interest in the U.S. Coast Guard Strategic Plan by supporting the following objectives:

  • Safety Education Certificates
  • Raising Awareness of Safe Boating Practices
  • Increasing public participation in Advanced Boating Education
  • Supporting Life Jacket wear
  • Improving Operator Compliance

Topics include:

  • Safety, prep, weather
  • Planning a route
  • Maneuvering concepts
  • Prep and fueling procedures
  • Navigational aids
  • Rules of the road
  • Environmental regulations
  • Engine & electrical systems
  • Docking
  • Leaving & returning to a slip
  • Close-quarters maneuvers
  • Anchoring
  • Man overboard

Upcoming Courses

Offering basic to advanced classes for new boat owners, women, and youth, on the safe operation of Powerboats taught by a USPowerboating certified instructor and licensed captain.

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We offer courses for the beginner to the experienced operator - if you have questions, we have answers...