This 16-hour hands-on, on-the-water course is designed for mariners who want to learn how to safely operate a powerboat larger than 30 feet and improve their boat handling skills. This course focuses on how to responsibly operate a twin screw powered cruising vessel during daylight hours within sight of land in light to moderate wind and sea conditions.

On-the-Water Sessions
Advanced Docking
Team coordinated leaving & returning to a slip
Dense harbor maneuvers
Open water boat control
Visual piloting
Intermediate anchoring
Securing a large vessel

Classroom Sessions
Liveaboard marine systems
Inboard engine checks
Twin screw maneuvering concepts
Emergency procedures
Deck Safety

Ages 16-Adult
Certification(s) Earned: US Powerboating Basic Cruising certificate
Cost: $850 which includes all books and materials needed ($880 with lunch included)