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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  

 

For more info and to enroll in a course, please contact our SEO LT/C Paul Vallier SN

(772) 678 2468,  (772) 781 6676 or  pavallier@netscape.net

 

Cash or check payable to SLRPS

America's Boating Course

ABC3 WEEKEND COURSES:    

 

14 - 15 April

AT: St Joseph Parish Life Center,

1200 East 10th Street, Stuart

Classroom 7

Tuition $50 for first family member, $10 for each additional.

Cash or check payable to SLRPS

Includes instruction and materials

Families may share materials

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.

 

Seminar Saturdays

DATE TO BE DETERMINED

 

All Seminars are $30 non-members, $20 for members.

At: St Joseph Parish Life Center,

1200 East 10th Street, Stuart

Classroom 7

 

 

FOR INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION PLEASE CONTACT SEO PAUL VALLIERE 772 678-2468

OR  pvallier@netscape.net

 

 

INTRODUCTION TO NAVIGATION

  

DATE TO BE DETERMINED

What it includes: 

 

You will learn practical techniques

to plan, navigate and check you progress on the water. You will develop

situational awareness skills using your eyes and navigational tools to quickly

point to your position on a chart and to be able to use backup techniques

when the electronics become suspect. This seminar will enable Captain and Crew

navigate safely and comfortably.

 

Partner in Command Seminar

DATE TO BE DETERMINED

Learn the essential skill you will need to help the skipper safely

operate a recreational boat, including how to respond in an emergency.

You'll be an asset on board!

 

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 For details about any of our upcoming classes or to enroll

Contact Education Officer Lt/C Paul Vallier SNpvallier@netscape.net or  772 678-2468

 


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