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Boating Skills and Seamanship

$ 140 usd
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Wed, Sep 18, 2024, 6:30 PM EDT – Wed, Dec 18, 2024, 9:00 PM EST
Southern Maine Community College, 79 Fort Rd., South Portland, ME, USA Map
Dates Breakdown
Wed, Sep 18, 2024, 6:30 – 9:00 PM EDT
Wed, Sep 25, 2024, 7:00 – 9:00 PM EDT
Boating Skills and Seamanship

Boating Skills and Seamanship: The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary's Boating Skills and Seamanship (BS&S) course is an excellent course designed for both the experienced and novice boater covering a broad range of boating topics. The course consists of eight core required two hour lessons, plus five elective lessons providing up-to-date knowledge for handling boats under all conditions. Please Note: The first night's class begins at 6:30PM. All other Classes will begin at 7PM. Also Note: There will be no class in the week of Thanksgiving Holiday.

Topics

  • Which Boat is for You
  • Equipment for your Boat
  • Trailering your Boat
  • Handling your boat
  • Your “Highway” Signs
  • The rules of the Nautical Road
  • Boating Safety
  • Introduction to Navigation
  • Lines and Knots for your boat
  • Weather and Boating
  • Your Boat’s Radio









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Instructors

Everett Henry

Flotilla Staff Officer - Public Education

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Location

Southern Maine Community College, 79 Fort Rd., South Portland, ME, USA

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Categories
  • General