Safe Powerboating for Women

Cost: $750

Start Time: 8:00 am
Duration: 2 days

3 Certifications Earned:

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

This Women-Only Safe Powerboating course is taught by two female captains. The course is designed to empower women by familiarizing them with concepts and techniques relating to on-water boat handling skills.  With this knowledge, you can confidently take the boat out by yourself, or with your family and friends.

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

Prerequisites: None. No experience necessary!
Recommended Age: 10 – Adult
Class Time : 8am-5pm


Start DateEnd DateLocationCourse Action
2/26/20222/27/2022Charleston REGISTER NOWYesWomen
3/12/20223/13/2022Charleston REGISTER NOWYesWomen
4/23/20224/24/2022Charleston REGISTER NOWYesWomen
6/11/20226/12/2022Charleston REGISTER NOWYesWomen
8/20/20228/21/2022Charleston REGISTER NOWYesWomen

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-the-Water Boat Lessons

  • On-The Water (Deck Hand)

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

  • On-The Water (Deck Hand)

    • Anchoring
    • Steering a range
    • Proceeding to a destination
    • Person in Water rescue

  • Final Exam Skill

(843) 971-0700


Based in South Carolina

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