UPCOMING USPS BOATING COURSES

               

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If Boating Is On Your Radar.

Your boating experience can be enhanced by attending one of our boating classes or seminars. Novice and experienced boaters can increase their knowledge of Seamanship, Piloting, Federal and State Requirements, Boating skills, Marlinspike, Navigation and other important topics.

Our certified instructors regularly offer a wide range of boating courses and seminars to members and the public at large.

 

The United States Power Squadrons America's Boating Course is an introduction to the rules of the waterways, knots and lines, Marine VHF radio procedures, aids to navigation, boating under adverse conditions,  chart reading and course plotting.  Passing our basic boating course in either format can be your first step toward becoming a member of USPS and gaining access to advanced boating courses covering seamanship, piloting, engine maintenance and marine electrical systems -- to name just a few.

  

Click here for a complete list of courses and seminars  we offer through the United States Power Squadrons  

 

 

America's Boating Course

ABC3 WEEKEND COURSES:    

January 14 - 15, 2017

February 11 - 12

April 8 - 9

(9 AM to 4 PM, each day)

 

ABC3 WEEK NIGHT COURSES:

7PM - 9-PM each Monday and Thursday

March 6 - 23

 ALL COURSES AT: St Joseph Parish Life Center,

1200 East 10th Street, Stuart

Classroom 7

Tuition $50.  Students should bring lunch.

America's Boating Course gives you the 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.

What's included?

Successful completion of any ABC course qualifies you for the Florida Safe Boating Card and  FREE 6 month Squadron Membership.

 

Junior Navigation

Wednesday 30 November

Piloting

Monday 6 February

Monday evenings from 7 to 9 pm, for 10 weeks

 

All courses held at: St Joseph Catholic Church Parish Life Center
1200 East 10th Street
Stuart FL
For further information on upcoming courses please contact: Michael Knapp 772-283-4816

Seminar Saturdays

Jan 21            Coastal Navigation

February 18  TBA

Apr 15            Introduction to Navigation

 

AT: St Joseph Parish Life Center, 10:00 AM to 12:00

Members$30, Non-Members $40 (cash or check)

1200 East 10th Street, Stuart -- Classroom 7

Contact Lt/C Mike Knapp  (772) 283-4816 for information or to enroll

 

 

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 For details about any of our upcoming classes

Contact Education Officer Mike Knapp, WarmRainFL@aol.com or (772) 283-4816

 

  


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