Boat Handling Class 2023

3 Apr 2023 - 00:00

Akron

  • IMPROVE YOUR RECREATIONAL BOATING KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS AT THE BOAT HANDLING COURSE, CONDUCTED BY THE AKRON SAIL & POWER SQUADRONAkron Sail & Power Squadron (ASPS) presents the comprehensive Boat Handling course. It is open to the public.The class begins on April 3. It will include both online sessions on weekday evenings, and longer in person sessions on weekends. For details, please email chip.ingram@akronpowersquadron.comThe class expands upon the basics of recreational boating, and provides a strong foundation for continuing boater education.This class gives boat owners the knowledge and skills that add confidence, safety and security on the water.Boat Handling will include:• Rules of the Road – A Practical Approach
    • Docking and Undocking – Slow-Speed Maneuvering
    • Boating with Confidence – Handling Your Boat Underway
    • Anchoring with Assurance – Don’t Get Carried Away
    • Emergencies on Board – Handling Common Problems
    • Knots and Line Handling – Useful Knots You Need to KnowBoat Handling presents material applicable to both power boaters and sailors. In addition to the subjects above, the material covers responsibilities of the skipper, boat care, weather conditions, nautical customs, and common courtesy on the water.

    The course fee is $155. Members of Akron Sail and Power Squadron will get a $75 discount. Students can join the Power Squadron to get the discount.
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