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America's Boating Course

America's Boating Course provides you with basic boating knowledge to decide what type and size boat you need, what to do when meeting another boat in a crowded waterway, and how to recognize and handle hazards. Become a more competent boater, learn from the best, and enroll in America's Boating Course today.

This course is offered as a classroom course. Successful completion meets the Michigan boating education requirements for an operator permit.

Many boat insurance companies will offer discounts on boating insurance to boaters who successfully complete America's Boating Course. And, this course provides a sound basis for continuing your recreational boating education.

What's included?
Types of boats and their uses
Boating laws, both federal and state
Safety equipment, both required and recommended
Finding your way, and adverse conditions
Communications
Trailering, knots and lines, and water sports topics
Optionally, introduction to electronic navigation using paper charts and chartplotters

Course meets for 3 three-hour sessions, followed by a closed book exam.


Cost: $ 65.00



Registration for the America's Boating Course