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Safe Power Boat Handling 8/1-8/4

Annisaquam Yacht Club Junior Programs - Annisquam Yacht Club

Monday, August 1, 2016 - Thursday, August 4, 2016
Annisquam Yacht Club 17 River Road GloucesterMA  01930
Monday, August 1, 2016 - Thursday, August 4, 2016
Annisquam Yacht Club 17 River Road GloucesterMA  01930

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What's Included

Safe Powerboat Handling Course Description This 16-hour hands-on, on-the-water course is for anyone who wants to learn how to safely operate a small motorboat and improve their boathandling skills. No previous experience is required! The US Coast Guard and the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) have approved this course and an increasing number of states have recognized it as meeting their requirements for a State Boating Education Certificate. These national and state approvals call for the course to include a total of six to eight hours of classroom sessions covering required education topics. US Sailing Membership is not required to participate in a Safe Powerboat Handling course. On-the-Water Sessions Engine & electrical systems Starting procedures Docking Leaving & returning to a slip Close-quarters maneuvers Anchoring Steering a range Proceeding to a destination Person in Water rescue Classroom Sessions Safety, preparation & weather Maneuvering concepts Registration & capacities Equipment requirements Preparation & fueling procedures Navigation rules of the road Aids to navigation Environment regulations

About This Organizer

Our goal at the Annisquam Yacht Club Junior Sailing Tennis & Swimming Program is to Instill in children a love for sailing and the sea, an ease and confidence in handling of boats and enjoying waterfront recreation. Teach and develop basic swimming and water safety skills and abilities necessary for Program activities. Promote an awareness and observance of safety principles, equipment care and maintenance, and sportsmanship in all phases of seamanship. Develop racing skills and an aptitude for competitive sailing, according to interest and ability,
Introduce children to tennis and develop their skills according to their interest and ability. Inspire respect for the outdoors, for sport, and for sportsmanship as a way of life, and Provide an opportunity for children to develop a broader sense of community. 
 

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