Seamanship Boat Handling Course 

Starts Monday Nights on January 18th from 7pm to 9pm


The safety of our volunteer NASBLA instructors and the students is our first priority during this COVID-19 Pandemic.  This in person course will be limited to 10 students with socially distance seating & COVID Protocols.

Building on ABC boating education taught in the NASBLA boating certification course, Seamanship/ Boat Handling is the next course for both power boaters and sailors.  The instructor will discuss real-world techniques and share different boating experiences to help the students answer questions they may have and to teach what to expect in different boating situations you will encounter. 

Looking to learn an in-depth skill set from experience captains with real-world experience. In this 7-week course, Students learn advance navigation rules, how the boat performance is affected by different conditions.  It’s Florida and the weather and seas can change very quickly, do you know what to do in different conditions at sea?

Do you know how to handle a boat in a storm? Learn techniques in this course.

In this course, you will learn the many techniques for operating a boat under normal and abnormal conditions, what to do in various emergencies and weather conditions, nautical customs and common courtesy on the water.

This course provides a strong foundation for students planning on furthering their boaters education.

After the Completion of Seamanship, you will have the skills and knowledge to take Piloting and Advance Piloting, which will be taught by Captain John Schaefer.

Course Fee includes Seamanship Textbook,” USCG Rules of the Road” book and Printed materials.

$105.00 +tax USPS Members

$135.00+tax Non-USPS Members

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