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|
- cost: $65.00
Location: Cape Fear Community College - Room U528
Date and Time: Oct 25 for 8 weeks, 6:30-8:30
Even the most experienced Captain will tell you that boating is always dependent on the weather. This course provides a basic understanding of atmospheric stability; forming the foundation of how weather systems build, move and interact with one another. You will learn how and why weather patterns circulate on earth, effects of the atmosphere, oceans, air and land masses, wind pressure, ocean currents, jet stream, water, humidity, fog, clouds, and precipitation.
Each student will receive:
America's Boating Course 3rd Edition:
- cost: $85.00
Location: Cape Fear Community College - Room U387
Date and Time: ABC Feb 24, Local Knowledge & On the Water Feb 25
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.
Feb 24 2018 – ABC classroom CFCC U387 8 AM – 4:30 PM