Boating education is required in Florida for anyone who was born on or after 1988 to captain a motorboat 10 HP or more. Sign Up today to take this boating skill training class and learn the local laws and navigation skills needed in everyday boating. If you plan on renting a boat or a jet ski you need to have a florida boaters education card.
You will learn boating and on the water techniques to be the best boater in Florida and on the water anywhere in the world. Learn these important boating skills from seasoned NASBLA boating instructors.
One Day Boat Safety Course Outline/Chapters
Chapter 1 Getting Started – nautical terms. Required Safety Equipment-life jackets, fire ext. Going Boating – fueling, casting off, underway.
Chapter 2 Navigation Rules. Navigation Aids. Lights and Sound signals. Government Regulations. State and Local Regulations.
Chapter 3 Finding Your Way – nautical charts, electronic navigation. Anchoring. Adverse Conditions and Emergencies. Communications Afloat.
Chapter 4 Water Sports Safety – water skiing, hunting/fishing, paddling. Trailering. PWC Operation. Knots and Lines.
Self Study Chapter 5: Featuring hands-on exercises using standard plotting tools- only available in the 7-week course
(one day students may sit in on 7-week course for this chapter)
America’s Boating Course (ABC) boat safety course materials include both a 244-page full-color manual The manual includes extensive diagrams, graphics, and boating tips. The boat safety course manual consists of five chapters packed with boating tips along with the nautical rules of the road.