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Safe Powerboat Handling Session III

Chicago Yacht Academy

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - Thursday, May 21, 2015
Chicago Yacht Academy 2550 S. Ashland Avenue ChicagoIL  60608
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - Thursday, May 21, 2015
Chicago Yacht Academy 2550 S. Ashland Avenue ChicagoIL  60608

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What's Included

This 16-hour hands-on, on-the-water course is for anyone who wants to learn how to safely operate a powerboat and improve their boat handling skills on actual boats. The US Coast Guard has approved this course and recognizes it as a standard in boat handling. Classroom sessions and on-the-water sessions totaling six to eight hours each, covering required education topics in which students learn: On-the-Water Sessions Starting procedures Docking Leaving & returning to a slip Close-quarters maneuvers Anchoring Steering a range Proceeding to a destination Person in Water rescue Engine & electrical systems Classroom Sessions Safety, prep & weather Maneuvering concepts Registration & capacities Equipment requirements Prep & fueling procedures Navigation and rules of the road Aids to navigation Environmental regulations

About This Organizer

The Chicago Yacht Academy seeks to make boating better by developing classes to improve the skills of recreational and professional mariners.  CYA teaches new competencies through a combination of classroom education and on-the-water experiences.  This unique combination alongside individual instruction gives our graduates the skills needed to be confident on the water.        

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Chicago Yacht Academy 2550 S. Ashland Avenue ChicagoIL  60608
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