• Sheboygan Yacht Club (map)
  • 214 Pennsylvania Avenue
  • Sheboygan, WI, 53081
  • United States

This 8- to 12-hour hands-on, on-the-water course is for anyone who has taken a classroom boating course but needs experience to safely operate a small motorboat and improve their boathandling skills. Students will be expected to study the course materials at home to challenge and pass a written exam covering equipment requirements, rules of the road, aids to navigations, preparation, environment regulations, safety and emergencies. This course focuses on hands-on application of all skills, consequently it is NOT approved by the U.S. Coast Guard or the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) as meeting requirements for a state boating safety education certificate. Students learn:

On-the-Water Sessions

  • Engine & electrical systems
  • Starting procedures
  • Docking
  • Leaving & returning to a slip
  • Close-quarters maneuvers
  • Anchoring
  • Steering a range
  • Proceeding to a destination
  • Person in Water rescue

 

    

  

Classroom Sessions

  • Safety, prep & weather briefings
  • Maneuvering concepts
  • Challenge test-out

 

 Prerequisites: State Boating Education Card recommended, but not required.

Suggested Age: 14+ years

Certification(s) Earned: US Sailing/US Powerboating Safe Powerboat Handling Certificate

 Cost: $90

Course cancelation policy: Cancelation with less than one week’s notice will result in a late fee equal to 25% of the course fee.
No refunds will be issued with less than 24 hour notice.

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