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Cruising and Cruise Planning

Cruising and Cruise Planning

Cruising and Cruise Planning Course Cover

Want to take a "road trip" on the water? Gain the confidence and practical skills needed to explore ports and coves for a weekend or weeks at a time. Take Cruising and Cruise Planning and join your fellow boaters for raft-ups and rendezvous up the river, down the bay, and along the coast.

What's included?

  • Cruise preparation and planning
  • Boat and equipment
  • Anchors and anchoring
  • Security 
  • Chartering
  • Cruising outside the United States
  • Crew and provisioning
  • Voyage management
  • Communications
  • Navigation
  • Weather
  • Emergencies

The Cruising and Cruise Planning Course can be comfortably taught in eight two-hour sessions including time for review and the multiple choice closed book exam.

 

 

Skills

Preparing to cruise

 

Time

8 weeks

Cost

Varies; members get a discount)