United States Power Squadrons®

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BOAT HANDLING

Want to improve your knowledge of basic boat handling?  These seminars will satisfy your needs.

  • Boat Handling Under Power shows you the basics, such as how to depart and dock under a variety of conditions as well as all about trimming the boat underway.
  • Advanced Powerboat Handling takes you to the next step in boat handling, such as how to recover from grounding and how to dock in challenging conditions.
  • Increase your understanding of the conditions and situations involved in anchoring a boat and the need for a proper anchor choice with the Anchoring seminar.
  • Do you boat on rivers or lakes, or go through locks? Boating on Rivers. Locks, and Lakes is the seminar for you.
  • For sailors, Sail Trim and Rig Tuning will show you how to get the most from your sails and boat by showing how to use and adjust sails for optimum performance under a wide range of conditions.
Where Can I Take a Seminar?

If one or more of these seminars interest you, locate a seminar in your area. If you're a USPS member, contact your Squadron Educational Officer and take a seminar at your squadron rate. We hope to see you soon!