United States Power Squadrons®

Come for the Boating Education...Stay for the Friends℠

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Learn how to depart, dock, and handle different types of boats while looking like a pro.  Learn the different types of propulsion, steering, and trimming so you can develop proficiency in handling your vessel in rough seas and maneuvering in close quarters. The seminar materials include a Student Guide with slide images and complete notes.  A copy of the waterproof Captain's QuickGuide Boat Handling under Power is optionally available.

What's Included?
  • How to operate powerboats and sailboats under power
  • Close quarters maneuvering
  • Handling
  • Propulsion
  • Types of steering
  • Jet drives
  • Turning
  • Steering in reverse
  • Single and twin screw
  • Docking

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