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.
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.
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
- Safety, prep, weather
- Planning a route
- Maneuvering concepts
- Prep and fueling procedures
- Navigational aids
- Rules of the road
- Environmental regulations
- Engine & electrical systems
- Leaving & returning to a slip
- Close-quarters maneuvers
- Man overboard
|Course Title||Certification||Cost||Start Date||End Date||Time||Location||Details|
|YOUTH Safe Powerboating||Powerboat Certification||$500||05/22/2021||05/23/2021||8:00 AM||Charleston||Details||Youth|
|YOUTH Safe Powerboating||Powerboat Certification||$500||06/26/2021||06/27/2021||8:00 AM||Charleston||Details||Youth|
|YOUTH Safe Powerboating||Powerboat Certification||$500||07/24/2021||07/25/2021||8:00 AM||Charleston||Details||Youth|
|Safe Powerboating General||Powerboat Certification||$500||05/22/2021||05/23/2021||8:00AM||Charleston||Details||General|
|Safe Powerboating General||Powerboat Certification||$500||06/26/2021||06/27/2021||8:00AM||Charleston||Details||General|
|Safe Powerboating General||Powerboat Certification||$500||07/24/2021||07/25/2021||8:00AM||Charleston||Details||General|
|Women's Safe Powerboating||Powerboat Certification||$500||05/22/2021||05/23/2021||8:00AM||Charleston||Details||Women|
|Women's Safe Powerboating||Powerboat Certification||$500||06/26/2021||06/27/2021||8:00AM||Charleston||Details||Women|
|Women's Safe Powerboating||Powerboat Certification||$500||07/24/2021||07/25/2021||8:00AM||Charleston||Details||Women|
|Boat Trailer Manuevering||$125||05/11/2021||05/11/2021||9am||Charleston||Details||trailer|
|Boat Trailer Manuevering||$125||05/11/2021||05/11/2021||Noon||Charleston||Details||trailer|
|Boat Trailer Manuevering||$125||05/11/2021||05/11/2021||2:30pm||Charleston||Details||trailer|
Safe Powerboat Handling
The core of our on-the-water training program, Safe Powerboat Handling is a 16-hour, hands-on course for anyone who wants to learn how to safely operate a small powerboat and improve their boat-handling skills.
Youth Safe Powerboat Handling
This program is designed for youth ages 10 - 18. It is a combination of 4 class sessions and 2 on-the-water sessions. It is designed to educate youth to operate a boat safely and build a strong foundation of skills.
Women's Boat Handling
Taught by two women, this course is designed to empower women by familiarizing them with concepts and techniques relating to on-water boat handling skills and the knowledge to confidently take the boat out by themselves, or with your family and friends.
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.
Want to find out more?
We offer courses for the beginner to the experienced operator - if you have questions, we have answers...