ABOUT:  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.

UPCOMING BOATING CLASSES:

Please Click on the Link to Register for any of our upcoming courses.

ONE DAY ABC BOATING SAFETY COURSE

SATURDAY, MARCH 30TH 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
$35.00-$85.00 + tax -Includes 244-page full-color manual Boating Textbook and handouts, Boating Certificate, FL & NASBLA* Education Card

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.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER 3/30/19

 PRACTICAL ON THE WATER TRAINING FOR PBPS MEMBERS

The next Practical On The Water Training course with instructors Ron Ziller and Tommy Nolan is taking place on April 6th & 7th.  This course is Free to members who have completed the Power Squadron ABC Boating course

Space is limited, so sign up today to reserve your space. The course starts off in the classroom on Saturday morning at the PBPS and then is broken into groups for the On the Water portion of the training on Saturday & Sunday.

SIGN UP HERE 4/6-4/7 OTW

ONE DAY ABC BOATING SAFETY COURSE

SATURDAY, MAY 11TH 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

$35.00-$85.00 + tax -Includes 244-page full-color manual Boating Textbook and handouts, Boating Certificate, FL & NASBLA* Education Card

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.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER 5/11/19

7 WEEK BOATING SAFETY COURSE

ONCE A WEEK STARTING ON TUESDAY, JUNE 11TH, 2019 7:00 PM-9:30 PM TILL JULY 30TH, 2019 *No Class 6/18

REGISTER HERE FOR 7 WEEK COURSE 6/11/19

$85.00 + tax -Includes 244-page full-color manual Boating Textbook, Boating Certificate, FL & NASBLA* Education Card

7 Week 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.
Chapter 5: Featuring hands-on exercises using standard plotting tools

ONE DAY ABC BOATING SAFETY COURSE

SATURDAY, July 27TH 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

$35.00-$85.00 + tax -Includes 244-page full-color manual Boating Textbook and handouts, Boating Certificate, FL & NASBLA* Education Card

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.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER 7/27/19

7 WEEK BOATING SAFETY COURSE

ONCE A WEEK STARTING ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24TH, 2019 7:00 PM-9:30 PM TILL JULY 30TH, 2019 *No Class 10/22
REGISTER HERE FOR 7 WEEK COURSE 9/24/19

$35.00-$85.00 + tax -Includes 244-page full-color manual Boating Textbook, Boating Certificate, FL & NASBLA* Education Card

7 Week 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.
Chapter 5: Featuring hands-on exercises using standard plotting tools

*NASBLA CARD GOOD THRU OUT THE USA AND MANY OTHER COUNTRIES. THIS ONE DAY ABC BOATING SAFETY COURSE CONSISTS OF FOUR CHAPTERS WITH A TEXTBOOK PACKED WITH BOATING TIPS ALONG WITH THE NAUTICAL RULES OF THE ROAD.