Your source for premier boating education. A variety of courses are offered by the Cape Fear Sail & Power Squadron and all are available to the public.
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|America's Boating Course®||Marine Communications Systems|
|Marine Electrical Systems|
Member cost: $60.00 - Non-member cost: $75.00
Location: Cape Fear Community College - U529
Date and Time: Wednesdays May 17 for 10 weeks
is the second in the sequence of USPS courses on navigation. It continues to build coastal and inland navigation skill, allowing the student to take on more challenging conditions – unfamiliar waters, limited visibility, and extended cruises. GPS is embraced as a primary navigation tool while adding radar, chartplotters, and other electronic navigation tools.
As with Piloting, the course includes many in-class exercises, advancing the student’s skills through hands-on practice and learning. Ten classes of two hours each normally are scheduled for presentation of this course. In addition the students have seven days to complete the open book exam.
Topics covered include:
Piloting is a prerequisite to this course
For more information about this course contact Ned Rhodes
America's Boating Course 3rd Edition:
- cost: $85.00
Location: Cape Fear Community College - Room U387
Date and Time: ABC May 20, Local Knowledge & On the Water May 21
The Cape Fear Sail and Power Squadron is proudly offering the very best in safe boating education with their newly revamped boating course which will be offered three times per year at the Cape Fear Community College. The course is centered around the 8-hour America’s Boating Course® now offered on a single Saturday (8 AM – 4:30 PM). This class is NASBLA approved and USCG recognized and will satisfy NC safe boating requirements for anyone under 26 years of age.
For new boaters or boaters new to the Cape Fear coastal area we have expanded the program to include our exclusive “Local Knowledge” combined with our "On-theWater teaching cruise" on the following Sunday (free parking on the streets of Wilmington). We'll address the challenges and complexities of boating in our local coastal environment where we'll tie everything together.
Thel cost is $85, additional family members living in the same household can share the textbook at the discounted price of $50 each.
May 20 2017 – ABC classroom CFCC U387 8 AM – 4:30 PM