Public Boating Courses

 

Your source for world-class boating education For Boaters, By Boaters.  A variety of public boating courses are offered by the Cape Fear Sail & Power Squadron. Start with America's Boating Course® which covers the basics of boating and meets the certification requirements in North Carolina for those under age 26. Then continue with the following:

 

 

                         Educational Offerings

 

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These should be taken in sequence: These may be taken at any time:   
 America's Boating Course® Marine Communications Systems

Boat Handling

Marine Electrical Systems

 Piloting

Engine Maintenance

 Advanced Piloting 

Weather
Offshore Navigation Sail
Navigation Cruise Planning

Electronic Navigation

Instructor Development

 

Course Description
America's Boating Course 3rd Edition: - cost: $85.00 Location: Cape Fear Community College
Date and Time: ABC 18 May, Local Knowledge & On the Water 19 May

America’s Boating Course®

 

The Cape Fear Sail & 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 (8:00am – 4:30pm). 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-the-Water" 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.  

 

The cost is $85, additional family members living in the same household can share the textbook at the discounted price of $50 each.

 

   

Topics include:

  • Required Safety Equipment
  • Navigation Rules & Aids
  • Finding Your Way
  • Marlinspike (knots)
  • Trailering
  • Anchoring
  • Communications Afloat
  • Lights and Sound Signals

 

18 May, 2019 – ABC Classroom CFCC  8:00am–4:30pm
19 May, 2019 – Local Knowledge & OTW 11:00am-3:00pm

 

Click here for more information and to enroll 

 

 

America's Boating Course 3rd Edition: - cost: $85.00 Location: Cape Fear Community College
Date and Time: ABC 24 Aug, Local Knowledge & On the Water 25 Aug

America’s Boating Course®

 

 

The Cape Fear Sail & 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 (8:00am – 4:30pm). 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-the-Water" 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.  

 

The cost is $85, additional family members living in the same household can share the textbook at the discounted price of $50 each.

 

 

 Topics include:

  • Required Safety Equipment
  • Navigation Rules & Aids
  • Finding Your Way
  • Marlinspike (knots)
  • Trailering
  • Anchoring
  • Communications Afloat
  • Lights and Sound Signals

 

24 Aug, 2019 – ABC Classroom CFCC  8:00am–4:30pm
25 Aug, 2019 – Local Knowledge & OTW 11:00am-3:00pm

 

Click here for more information and to enroll 

 

 

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