2022 Courses and Seminars

America's Boating Club Grand Traverse Bay is offering several courses and seminars in 2022. The courses are given through Northwestern Michigan College's Extended Education Service and include textbooks and more detailed content. The short two hour seminars are free and the longer seminars have a modest cost.

A computer, smartphone, or tablet with an internet connection are required for online courses and seminars.

Click on the course/seminar name for more information and to register.

Course/SeminarDateCostLocation
Cruising ad Cruise Planning CourseMarch 28
Meets for 6 Mondays
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
$139NMC Great Lakes Campus
Sailing CourseApril 19
Meets for 10 Tuesdays
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
$179NMC Great Lakes Campus
and on the water
America's Boating CourseMay 9
Meets for 3 Mondays
6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
$99NMC LIvestream
Previous 2021 Courses and Seminars

Course/SeminarDateCostLocation
Cruising ad Cruise Planning CourseMarch 28
Meets for 6 Mondays
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
$139NMC Great Lakes Campus/td>
Instructor DevelopmentFeb 17
Meets for 5 Wednesdays
6:30-8:30 p.m.
FreeZoom
Boat Handling CourseMarch 23
Meets for 6 Tuesdays
6:30-8:30 p.m.
$125NMC online course
Basic Marine Electricity SeminarMarch 24
Meets for 4 Wednesdays
6:30-8:30 p.m.
$25Zoom
Sail CourseMay 5
Meets for 10 Tuesdays
6:00-8:00 p.m.
$179NMC online course
America's Boating CourseMay 4
Meets for 3 Tuesdays
6:30-9:30 p.m.
$99NMC virtual classroom
Spring Fit-out SeminarMay 5
6:30-8:30 p.m.
FreeZoom
Anchoring in Northern Michigan SeminarMay 12
6:30-8:30 p.m.
FreeZoom
Learn From a Marine Surveyor: Boat Pre-Purchase Considerations SeminarMay 17
6:30-8:30 p.m.
FreeZoom
Stray Electricity SeminarMay 19
6:30-8:30 p.m.
FreeZoom
Getting to Know Your "new to you" Boat SeminarMay 24
6:30-8:30 p.m.
FreeZoom
Smartphone and Tablet Navigation SeminarMay 26
6:30-8:30 p.m.
FreeZoom
America's Boating CourseJune 21-24
For ages 13-18 only
9:00-noon
College for Kids
Fall Lay-up SeminarAugust 18
6:30-8:30 p.m.
FreeZoom
Fall Lay-up SeminarSeptember 15
6:30-8:30 p.m.
FreeZoom
Weather CourseSept. 20-Nov 22
10 Mondays
6:00-8:00 p.m.
$169 NMC
Marine Navigation CourseOct. 13 - Dec. 1
7 Wednesdays
6:00-9:00 p.m.
$169NMC
Engine Maintenance CourseOct. 19-Nov. 30
7 Tuesdays
6:30-9:30 p.m.
$70Zoom