Private Safer Powerboating Course

Private Group Outtings
Private Group Outtings

Start Time: 8:00 am
Duration: 2 days

Prerequisites: None. No experience necessary!
Recommended Age: 10 – Adult

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.
Do you love saving money?
This course also qualifies for reduced boat insurance premiums with several carriers.


3 Certifications Earned:

  1. US Powerboating Safe Powerboat Handling Certificate
  2. NASBLA Approved Boaters Education Course
  3. SCDNR - State Boating Education Card

Schedule a Private Safer Powerboating Class for your group.

All classes are 16 hours and include:

Classroom Sessions

Starting and Safety
Safety, preparation & weather
Maneuvering concepts

Boating Equipment
Registration & capacities
Equipment requirements
Preparation & fueling procedures

Navigation and Rules of Driving
Navigation rules of the road
Aids to Navigation and Environmental Regs
Aids to navigation
Environment regulations

Exam Review Session
Review for the Final Exam (separate session)

On-Water Boat Lessons
On-The Water (Deck Hand)

Engine & electrical systems
Starting procedures
Leaving & returning to a slip
Close-quarters maneuvers

On-The Water (Deck Hand)

Steering a range
Proceeding to a destination
Person in Water rescue

Final Exam Skill
Certified Drivers License, Certified in all states! Earn your boat insurance savings by joining boat lessons.