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SAFE POWERBOAT HANDLING I (Outboard)

Develops the skills and confidence necessary to safely skipper or crew a small powerboat in coastal waters.

 16 total hours classroom and on-the-water over 2-3 days

Fee: $595 (includes textbook)
(optional US Powerboating certification test $50)
(optional state certification test $50)

The course includes classroom presentations and extensive on-the-water practice, the only nationally recognized powerboating course to do so
Information includes general boating terminology, outboard and inboard engines, boathandling techniques, knots, docking, launching and trailering, and safety skills including rules of the road, equipment requirements, and crew overboard recovery techniques.

Courses scheduled on an individual basis
Maximum  4 students per instructor

Call the School for availability

SAFE POWERBOAT HANDLING I can be conducted on the student’s own boat as appropriate and desired.

This course meets all state requirements, North Carolina and others, for a boating education course and is accredited by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA)
2014 Safe Powerboat Handling 1 Courses
Courses are scheduled to meet the individual scheduling needs of students. Please call instructor Captain Jim Nixon at 252-249-0960 for details.
(maximum 4 students per instructor)

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SAFE POWERBOAT HANDLING II (Inboard)

Develops the skills and confidence necessary to safely skipper or crew a large powerboat, single or twin screw, in coastal waters.

Prerequisite: Safe Powerboat Handling I, or applicable experience

16 total hours classroom and on-the-water over 2-3 days

Fee: $895 (includes textbook)
(optional US Powerboating certification test $50)
(optional state certification test $50)

The course includes classroom presentations and extensive on-the-water practice in large powerboats, the only nationally recognized powerboating course to do so.

SPH II builds on SPH I and includes inboard and diesel engines, onboard systems, advanced boathandling techniques, advanced docking, linehandling, navigation, and safety skills including rules of the road, equipment requirements, and crew overboard recovery techniques.

Courses scheduled on an individual basis
Maximum 4 students per instructor

Call the School for availability.

SAFE POWERBOAT HANDLING II can be conducted on the student’s own boat as appropriate and desired.
This course meets all state requirements, North Carolina and others, for a boating education course and is accredited by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA)

Both SAFE POWERBOAT HANDLING I and II are taught using a curriculum certified by US Powerboating

2014 Safe Powerboat Handling II Courses
Courses are scheduled to meet the individual scheduling needs of students. Please call instructor Captain Jim Nixon at 252-249-0960 for details.
(maximum 4 students per instructor)

Register Now For This Course


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