AMERICA'S BOATING CLUB®
by boaters, for boaters
"Come for the Boating Education...Stay for the Friendship." SM
SQUADRON EDUCATION OFFICER: P/C ALLAN HILTUNEN, SN
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"Come for the Boating Education...Stay for the friends."
The Free Public America's Boating Course is conducted in both the Spring and Fall, at the Hauppauge High School, Lincoln Blvd., Hauppauge, NY on Tuesday or Thursday evenings for a period of 5 weeks with the final exam at the last session. (Included in the course is Session on Personal Watercraft Operation).
2020 Spring America's Boating Course CANCELLED UNTIL MID APRIL, HAUPPAUGE SCHOOLS HAS CANCELLED ALL OUTSIDE ACTIVITIES UNTIL APRIL 19 See Schedule (click here)
Below - Public Boating Class at Hauppauge High School
USPS® Advanced and Elective Courses are conducted on Thursday evenings, in both the Spring and Fall, based on membership interest and are also available for nearby squadron members. These classes are held at the St. Thomas of Canterbury Parish House in Smithtown.
Advanced Courses consist of the following: Seamanship, Piloting, Advanced Piloting, Junior Navigation and Navigation.
Elective Courses consist of the following: Cruise Planning, Engine Maintenance, Marine Electronics, Sail, Weather and Instructor Development.
For a detailed description of these courses click here
Below-Instructor Development Class
On The Water-Seamanship Class
Courses offered by other Squadrons can be found by going to the District 3 Link on our Home Page.
SEO P/C Allan Hiltunen, SN, receiving the D-3 Nomination for the National Chapman Award and D-3 Anthony A. Scimeca Memorial Award at the 2010 D-3 Fall Education Conference.
P/C Allan S. Hiltunen, SN P/C Robert L. Rupnick, AP
P/C Daniel J. O'Brien, SN P/C Joseph F. Tipaldo, AP
Lt. Harry Walter P/C Marc Gottlieb, AP
P/C William Hoffman, P Lt./C Anne Marie Rondi, AP
P/C Tom Rondi, AP
FULL CERTIFICATE HOLDERS (SN)
P/C Richard S. Pruitt * P/Lt./C Gilbert S. Gluck *
P/C Allan S. Hiltunen P/C Daniel J. O'Brien
P/Lt./C John C. Komst
EDUCATION DEPARTMENT CHAIRPERSONS
Boating: P/C Allan Hiltunen, SN
Local Board Advanced Grades: P/C Daniel O'Brien, SN
Seamanship: P/C Marc Gottlieb, AP
Piloting: P/C Allan Hiltunen, SN
Advanced Piloting: P/C Allan Hiltunen, SN
Local Board Elective Grades: P/C Robert L. Rupnick, AP
Engine Maintenance: P/C Joseph Tipaldo
Marine Electronics: P/C Joseph Tipaldo, AP
Sail: P/Lt./C John Komst, SN
Weather: P/C Allan Hiltunen, SN
Instructor Development: Lt. Harry Walter
Cruise Planning: P/C Allan Hiltunen, SN
Training Aids: Lt. Harry Walter
SQUADRON AND EDUCATION AWARDS
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Last updated 3/10/20