Introductory Boating Course

Two of the three principles upon which the United States Power Squadrons® and the Newport Sail and Power Squadron were founded are Civic Service and Self Education. The Newport Power Squadron fulfills the first principle, in part, by teaching several boating courses each year.

The America's Boating Course ®

Boat handling under normal conditions
Adverse conditions and emergencies
Types of boats and boating terminology
Required and recommended equipment
Boating regulations and navigation rules
Lines and knots
Marine radiotelephone usage
Trailer boating
Charts and aids to navigation
Piloting techniques

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Fall 2009 Boating Class
Fall 2009 America's Boating Class at the Newport Athletic Club.

(Photo courtesy of T Gray.)

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