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 Prerecorded Presentations by
America's Boating Club

America's Boating Course

America's Boating Course

Safety course and state certificate preparation

Boat Handling Course

Boat Handling Course

Full Course and Member Exam
PDF Student Guide

Marine Navigation Course

Marine Navigation Course

Full Course and Member Exam
PDF Student Guide

Weather Course
Weather Course

Full course and member exam
PDF student guide

Cruising and Cruise Planning Course

Cruising and Cruise Planning Course

Full Course and Member Exam

How to use GPS

How To Use Your GPS

A boater’s guide to electronic navigation

Weather for Boaters Seminar

Weather for Boaters Seminar

A boater’s guide to forecasting, winds and storms

All About Marine Radio

All About Marine Radio

Choosing and using a VHF radio for your boat

Boat Handling Course

Introduction to Marine Navigation

 

Modern Weather Forecasting
Modern Weather Forecasting 

 

Crossing Borders
Crossing Borders

 

AIS marine electronics for boaters
AIS Electronics for Boaters

See and be seen on the water

The 500 Millibar Chart
Marine Weather Forecasting

The 500 Millibar Chart

Planning a cruise
Planning Your Cruise

Boating beyond the day trip

Using Nautical Charts

Using Nautical Charts

 

Thunderstorms and Severe Weather
Thunderstorms and Severe Weather

 

Cruising Boats and Systems
Cruising Boats and Systems

Choose And Equip Your Boat

Boating on Rivers Locks and Lakes
Boating on Rivers, Locks and Lakes

Navigating inland waterways and locks with confidence

Paddle Smart
Paddle Smart

 

Crew at the Helm
Crew at the Helm

Key skills your crew needs to know

Propane Systems on Your Boat
Propane Systems on Your Boat

Safe operation, maintenance, and inspection

Hurricane Preparation for Boaters
Hurricane Preparation for Boaters

Protect your boat from the next big one: storms, floods and wind

Boating with Confidence
Boating With Confidence

Handling Your Boat Underway

Rules of the Road
Rules of the Road

A Practical Approach

Confidence in Docking and Undocking
Confidence in Docking and Undocking

Slow Speed Maneuvering

Knots and Line Handling
Knots and Line Handling

The knots you need to know

Anchoring with Assurance
Anchoring with Assurance

Don't Get Carried Away

Emergencies Onboard
Emergencies Onboard

Preparation for handling common problems

Ocean Waves
Ocean Waves

 

Living Aboard While Cruising
Living Aboard While Cruising

 

Ocean Currents and Computer Navigation
Ocean Currents and Computer Navigation

Personal Watercraft Operation
Personal Watercraft Operation