In-Person Boating Education Seminars

Get Your Feet Wet With Seminars

Round out your knowledge or discover something new by taking one of our brief, boating education seminars led by experienced volunteer instructors.

  • Boat Handling
    –Boat Handling Under Power
    –Advanced Powerboat Handling
    –Boating on Rivers. Locks, and Lakes
    –Sail Trim and Rig Tuning
  • Navigation
    –Using GPS
    –How to Use a Chart
    –Basic Coastal Navigation
    –Mariner’s Compass
    –Mastering the Rules of the Road
  • Facing the Environment
    –Basic Weather and Forecasting
    –Hurricane Preparation for Boaters
    –Tides and Currents
  • Safety
    –Emergencies on Board
    –Fuel and Boating
    –Partner in Command
    –Man Overboard
    –Using VHF & VHF/DSC Marine Radio
  • Techniques
    –Knots, Bends, and Hitches
    –Paddle Smart
    –Trailering Your Boat
  • Cruising
    –Crossing Borders


Short, focused training to boost your boating confidence


2 hours


Varies; members get a discount