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ACCELERATED SAFE
POWERBOAT HANDLING


Course Length: 8-12 Hours
A Combination of Hands-On, On-The-Water, Behind the Wheel & Challenge Test-out

Note: Enrollment closes 2 weeks before class
This 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 navigation, preparation, environment regulations, safety and emergencies.


This course focuses on hands-on application of all powerboating skills, consequently it is NOT approved by the US Coast Guard or the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) as meeting requirements for a state boating safety education certificate.

Students Will 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 certificate recommended

    Suggested Age:10–adult (may be affected by state minimum)

    Facilitator:Captain Marty Liljequist

    Tuition: $225.00


    All Classes are held at our world-class in-house training facility, unless otherwise noted.




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