United States Power Squadrons®

                                              For Boaters, By Boaters ™

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@aim.com

 

All courses and seminars at: St Joseph Parish Life Center,

1200 East 10th Street, Stuart

Classroom 7

 

PILOTING

Starting Monday, Oct 1st at 10 AM,

this course will be presented on successive Monday mornings from 10 to 12 AM

SEAMANSHIP

The weekend of Nov 10th and 11th

starting at 9AM both days.  

America's Boating Course

ABC3 WEEKEND COURSE

Nov 13th and 14th

Jan  19th and 20th    2019

Mar   9th  and 10th    2019

What's included

Successful completion of any ABC course qualifies you for the

Florida Safe Boating Card.

 

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

OR  pavallier@aim.com

   

SEMINAR SATURDAYS

AT: St Joseph Parish Life Center,

1200 East 10th Street, Stuart

Classroom 7 All Seminars are $30 non-members,

 

TIDES AND CURRENTS

 

Oct 20th

10 AM to 12 noon

this 2 hour seminar will be presented by Commander Goebel

 

INTRO TO NAVIGATION

presented by Mike Knapp in one (3) hour sessionon:

 

Nov 17th

Feb 9th   2019

Apr 6th    2019

(For those who have already taken the ABC class, there is no cost

for this presentation)

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.

 

Rules of The Road

Dec 8th

10:00 AM  to 12:00 noon

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!

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

OR  pavallier@aim.com

 

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 For details about any of our upcoming classes or to enroll

Contact Education Officer Lt/C Paul Vallier SNpavallier@aim.com or  772 678-2468

 


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