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Boat Handling Manual CoverSEAMANSHIP

Seamanship has been retired and replaced by Boat Handling.

BOAT HANDLING COURSE AND SEMINAR SERIES

The Boat Handling curriculum comprises a full six-part Boat Handling course and six seminars:

Students who complete the Boat Handling course and pass the exam will receive credit for the Boat Handling course and earn the Seaman grade. They will also receive seminar credit for each of the class sessions attended.

In general, Boat Handling is taken after America’s Boating Course 3rd Edition and before Marine Navigation, although course completion sequence is left to the individual student.

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You can take this course on-line if more convenient!