NSBC - Precision Docking and Boat Handling

Cost: $175

Start Time: 11 am
Duration: 3 Hours

Prerequisites: None. No experience necessary!
Recommended Age: 10 – Adult
Class Time : 11am-2pm

Certifications Information:
This Course does NOT qualify for a Boater Education Certification Card

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National Safe Boating Council

National Safe Boating Council - Module 2

This second course  focuses on  Precision Docking and Boat Handling.  You will master the basic handling requirements for common situations on the water, such as dock departure, turning the boat around 180 degrees and docking approaches.

On the Water Sessions  

  • Departing from dock
  • 180-Degree Turnarounds
  • Docking on Port & Starboard
  • Using S.C.A.N. procedures
  • and more...

You will also learn to S.C.A.N. the area, recognize potential hazards and situations, and how to handle each one.

By learning the skills necessary to expertly launch, handle and dock your boat, you will make the water a safer place for yourself, your passengers and other boaters.

Introduction to Powerboating

Module One

  • Centering the wheel
  • Shifting gears
  • Pre-departure checklist
  • Station Holding
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Precision Docking & Boat Handling

Module Two

  • 180-degree turnarounds
  • Docking on port & starboard
  • Departing from dock
  • Using S.C.A.N. procedures
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Open Water Boat Handling

Module Three

  • Utilizing boat trim
  • Displacement & Planning
  • Ferrying
  • Emergency Stops
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Open Water Advanced Maneuvering

Module Four

  • Crossing waves and wakes
  • Person overboard retrieval
  • Sharp turning on plane
  • Advanced avoidance
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(843) 971-0700

scstate

Based in South Carolina

info@saferboater.org

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