Calendar of upcoming 2017 Boating Courses and Seminars:

America's Boating Course:
Boating Safety (5 evening sessions, Mon & Wed) Jan 16, 2017 1830 - 2030
Boating Safety (5 evening sessions, Mon & Wed) Feb 27 2017 1830 - 2030
Boating Safety (5 evening sessions, Mon & Wed) Apr 24, 2017 1830 - 2030
Boating Safety (5 morning sessions, Mon to Fri) Jun 19, 2017 0900 - 1130
(Special session for teens)
Boating Safety (5 evening sessions, Mon & Wed) Oct 23, 2017 1830 - 2030

Small Boat Maneuvering Course (SBMC):
2 Hour classroom; 4 Hour On the Water (On the Water scheduled in class session)
Cost is $125 per individual 0r $230 per couple sharing a manual.
SBMC - classroom Tue Jan 31, 2017 1830 - 2030
SBMC - classroom Wed Mar 15, 2017 1830 - 2030
SBMC - classroom Wed May 10, 2017 1830 - 2030
SBMC - classroom Mon Jun 26, 2017 1830 - 2030
SBMC - classroom Wed Nov 08, 2017 1830 - 2030

Advanced Courses:
SEAMANSHIP - Seamanship is the recommended first Advanced Grades course for members both power boaters and sailors. The member cost is $60 per individual or $70 for two sharing a manual. Non-member cost is $120 per individual or $140 for two sharing a manual.
Seamanship (8 evenings)  Mon & Wed  Mar 27, 2017 1830 - 2030

PILOTING - Piloting is the first of a two-part program studying inland and coastal navigation. Advanced Piloting is the second part of this program. The member cost is $80 per individual. Non-member cost is $160 per individual.
Piloting (10 evenings) Mon & Wed  Nov 13, 2017 1830 - 2030

SEMINARS
HOW TO USE A CHART SEMINAR
Qualified instructors will cover all facets of nautical charts.
Required equipment -- parallel rules and dividers.
The fee is $25.00 per person
How to use a Chart Wed Mon 06, 2017 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
How to use a Chart Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
How to use a Chart Wed Nov 07, 2017 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

SAIL TRIM and RIG TUNING SEMINAR
The fee for this is $25 per person
Sail Trim and Rig Tuning Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Sail Trim and Rig Tuning Mon Nov 21, 2017 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

KNOTS SEMINAR
The fee for this is $25 per person
Knots Seminar Tue Mar 28. 2017 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Knots Seminar Tue Nov 14. 2017 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

WEATHER SEMINAR
The fee for this is $25 per person
Weather Seminar Tue Apr 11, 2017 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Weather Seminar Tue Nov 28, 2017 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

BASIC SAILING SEMINAR
The fee for this is $25 per person
Basic Sailing Seminar Tue Mar 27. 6:30 PM -9:30 PM
Basic Sailing Seminar Tue Nov 16. 6:30 PM -9:30 PM

If you are a Non-Member, join the AMISPS Squadron and enjoy member costs on all Advanced Courses starting with one of these!

See our detailed course descriptions for more information.

If interested in attending a course you can pre-register.
This will save time and make sure that you receive any future updates concerning the course. 

AMISPS is located in Bradenton.
Don't send mail, we have no delivery service.



Manatee Ave. W is route 64 which crosses routes 75 and 41.