ABC Boaters Education Course 9/28/21

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7 week ABC Safe Boating Course 

Tuesday September 28th, 2021 7:00pm-9:15pm

 In-Person ABC SAFE BOATING COURSE.

 

Did you know if you were born on or after January 1st, 1988 you MUST take a Boating Education Class to Legally operate a motorboat 10 HP or more.

This  7 week course will teach you the ABC’s of boating, including local knowledge.  By enrolling in the America’s Boating Course, you will learn navigation, rules, water sports safety, docking, emergency situations, local knowledge and other valuable boater safety skills.

After completion you will earn your NASBLA & FL boating credentials and may qualify for discounts on your boat insurance.

This course is held at our boating clubhouse in Pompano Beach of US-1 and Sample.

Cost of the course is $85.00 +tax for Adults and $50.00 +tax for children 18 years old & under.

Broward Residents Use Code BROWARD21 for $35* Discount – *Mailing address must be Broward County.

 

Sept 28th, Tuesday          
   6:45 – 7:15         Registration
7:15 – 7:45      Getting Started
7:45– 8:30       Required Safety Equipment
8:30 – 8:40      Break
8:40 – 9:20      Going Boating
Oct 5th, Tuesday
7:00-7:15        Last week Review
7:15– 7:45       Navigation Rules
7:45– 8:15       Navigation Aids
8:15– 8:45       Lights & Sound Signals
8:45– 8:55       Break
8:55– 9:20       Government Regulations
9:20 – 9:40      State & Local Regulations
Oct 12th, Tuesday
7:00-7:15        Last week Review
7:15 – 7:30      Finding Your Way
7:30 – 7:55      Anchoring
7:55– 9:00       Adverse Conditions &
Emergencies
9:00– 9:10       Break
9:10 – 9:35      Communications Afloat
Oct 19th, Tuesday      Chapter          
7:00-7:15   Last week Review
7:15 – 7:45      Water Sports Safety
7:45 – 8:15       Trailering
8:15 – 8:40      PWC Operation
8:40 – 8:50      Break
8:50 – 9:20      Knots & Lines
Oct 26th, Tuesday      Chapter          
7:00-7:15        Last week Review
7:15– 8:20       Navigation I
8:20 – 8:30      Break
8:30– 9:30       Navigation II
Nov 2nd, Tuesday      Chapter          
7:00 -8:15        Charting I
8:15 – 825        Break
8:25 – 9:15       Charting II
Nov 9th, Tuesday       Chapter          
7:00 – 8:00      Course Review
8:00 – 9:00      Exam and Results
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Virtual ABC Safe Boating Course * Aug 11th 7PM-9PM

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Virtual ABC Safe Boating Course.

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

Earn Your Florida Boaters Education Card

The safety of our volunteer NASBLA instructors and the students is our first priority during this COVID-19 Pandemic. At United States Power Squadrons we have created a new virtual learning program that is approved by NASBLA and the State of Florida to provide boating education virtually. We have adapted our normal ABC classroom course with a interactive virtual classroom where students can interact in a controlled manner and ask questions of the instructors.

The Course will start Tuesday Aug 11th, at 7pm- approx 9pm  from the comfort of your computer or smartphone app.  This 6 week ABC Safe Boating virtual course includes a textbook (hard or digital copy),  Digital handouts, and upon completion NASBLA/Florida State boaters education card.

Broward Residents Use Code BROWARD20 at check out. for $35* Discount – *Mailing address must be Broward County.  If you prefer to do a phone order please and give coupon then, please fill out form and we will call you. *** NOTE TO USE DISCOUNT CODE AT CHECK OUT CLICK “SAVE AND VIEW CART” BUTTON and then you’ll be able to enter code.  There is also a pop up box , but maybe blocked by your browser.

Virtual Course Calendar

Aug 11th, Tuesday

7:00 – 7:10   Welcome / Introduction

7:10 – 7:40    Getting Started

7:40– 8:25   Required Safety Equipment

   

 

8:30 – 8:40 Break
8:40 – 9:20   Going Boating

 

Aug 18th, Tuesday
7:00-7:15     Last week Review
7:15– 7:45    Navigation Rules
7:45– 8:15   Navigation Aids

8:15-8:25     Break

8:15– 8:45    Lights & Sound Signals

 

Aug 25th, Tuesday
7:00-7:15         Last Week Review

7:15– 7:45    Government Regulations

7:45- 8:10      State & Local Regulations

8:10-8:25         Break

8:25 – 8:45     Finding Your Way
Sept 1st, Tuesday
7:00-7:15         Last Week Review

7:15 – 7:40     Anchoring

7:40– 8:30    Adverse Conditions & Emergencies

8:30– 8:40 Break

 

 

8:40 – 9:10    Communications Afloat 3 – 12

 

September 8th, Tuesday   

7:00-7:15    Last week Review

7:15 – 7:45    Water Sports Safety

7:45 – 8:15    Trailering

8:15 – 8:40    PWC Operation

8:40 – 8:50    Break

8:50 – 9:20    Knots & Lines

 

September 15th, Tuesday 

7:00 – 8:00 Course Review

8:00 – 9:00 Online Exam

 

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