Upcoming Education Classes

Knowledge + Skills = Confidence

cruise planning

Cruise Planning

Materials Fee: TBD
Dates: Starting 1/12/22 OR 1/19/22
Location: Online

This class will be taught by Dale Perry from the St. Paul Squadron. Please contact Dale at dalecperry@gmail.com If you have any members that would like to take this class. Also Dale would like some help to teach this class if you would like to help teach please let Dale know.

engine mainteance

Engine Maintenance

Materials Fee: TBD
Dates: Starting 2/7/22
Location: Online

Engine Maintenance class will be starting on 2-7-22 This class will be team taught with Dennis Schultz as lead instructor. If you would like to take this class please contact Dennis at dave1401wsfm@gmail.com

America's Boating Course

America's Boating Course

Materials Fee: TBD
Dates: TBD
Location: TBD

If you are interested in an exciting, in-depth boating safety course, check out America's Boating Course. You can take this course as a classroom course (find a local course here) or as an interactive, PC-based home study course for people whose schedule and obligations would make it difficult to attend a classroom course.

Many boat insurance companies will offer discounts on boating insurance to boaters who successfully complete America's Boating Course. And, this beginner boating class will give you the knowledge needed to obtain a boat license or safety certification in many states.

Learn the fundamentals of safe boat handling and operation plus basic piloting in this comprehensive classroom course. This newly-revised course will give you the basics of line throwing, knot tying, boat handling, anchoring, navigation rules and aids, emergencies on the water, and more. Instructors have many years of boating experience shared between inland waters.

This course is recommended because of its detailed course study. With successful completion of our ABC course, you receive a certificate of safe boating from the State.

Topics include:

  • Required Safety Equipment
  • Navigation Rules & Aids
  • Finding Your Way
  • Marlinspike (knots!)
  • State Vessel Registration & Regulations
  • Trailering
  • Anchoring
  • Communications Afloat
  • Lights and Sound signals

Contact wkoplitz@aol.com to register for this class.