Next Small Boat Maneuvering Course Begins July 26th

Want to perfect your small boat maneuvering skills,or have you always wanted to get professional instruction from a licensed Captain but don’t know who to contact, this is the course  for you. You will be at the helm of a 21′-23′ single engine outboard provided by our partner Freedom Boat Club with their USCG licensed Captain and Certified Instructor learning to dock, undock,completing  pivot turns in narrow fairways, how to operate in a channel, throttle and trim control, how to start the engine, emergency shut down disconnect, how to properly load a boat. how to get help if you need it. On Wednesday evening from 6:30 PM  to 930PM Feb 1st you start with 2  1/2 hrs of classroom review of rules of the road, radio procedures and all the maneuvers you will be doing during your on the water portion.The on the water training portion is 4 hours long and is scheduled with you on Wednesday nite of the classroom portions. You will also get to use the only Safe Boating Simulator in the state of Florida as you get a feel for how a boat will handle -BEFORE you ever get on the water. You must take  or have taking a classroom session ( sorry NO online certificates are excepted for this course)  United States Power Squadron safe boating course ( America’s Boating Course ) and you must be 21 years on age or older, insurance requires this, to take the course. Go to https://sarasota-boating.org/boating-courses/public/small-boat-maneuvering-course/to sign up or call Willfredo Lopez @ 954-296-5337–RSVP  ONLY—so sign up early–SEA U IN CLASS–P/C Bob Holmes, AP,CI-IN