11/16/19 ABC One Day Boating Class

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One Day Boating Safety Course

Saturday, November 16th 8:30 am – 4: 30 pm

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

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.

*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.

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)

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Hands-On and Classroom 10 week Sail course.

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10 Week Sailing Course

Sailing Starts Monday, October 14th, 2019 @ 7 pm. once a week on Mondays.  The instructor John Schaefer is a seasoned sailor who spends months sailing around the islands every year and has a wealth of knowledge to share with his students.

Sailing course created to serve the needs of the novice and experienced sailor, as well as the non-sailor, for basic skills and knowledge. The course starts with basic sailboat designs and nomenclature, rigging, safety, and sail processes and then tackles the physical aspects of sailing forces and techniques.  Students will have the option to take an addition 2 hour Sailing Class to learn hands-on the in a sailboat for an additional $20 fee (not included).

 

Sign Up Today, Space is limited

$90+tax for Members $150 +tax for all others. Includes Textbook and handouts.

 

General Information

Description

Students will learn parts of a sail, sail handling, sail terminology, types of boats & hull types, wind, Navigation Rules, Marlinespike, Seamanship, Docking & Anchoring, sailing in weather, and sailing safely.

Expectations and Goals

Students will gain a better understanding of sailboats, parts, terminology, what makes them go, Navigation Rules, and safe sailing.

Required Materials

USPS SAIL Course book, pen/pencil, highlighter, notepad

Optional Materials

Main Sail Trimming by Felix Marks (available through Amazon)

Course Schedule

Week Topic Reading Homework
10/14 Boat, Sail Plans, Boat Design & Hull Type CH 1, 2, 3 Ch 1, 2, 3
10/21 Standing Rigging, Sails, Running Rigging, Preparing to Sail CH 4, 5, 6, 11 Ch 4, 5, 6, 11

 

10/27 Wind, Sail Shape CH 9, 10 Ch 9, 10
11/4 Stability, Balance Ch 7, 8 Ch 7, 8
11/11 Tuning the Rig, Steering & Helmsmanship Ch 12, 13 Ch 12, 13
11/18 Sailing Upwind, Sailing Downwind Ch 14, 15 Ch 14, 15
11/25 Heavy Weather Sailing, Storm Conditions CH 17, 18 Ch 17, 18
12/2 Docking and Anchoring, Marlinespike Seamanship, Sailing Safely CH 19, 20, 21 Ch 19, 20, 21
12/9

 

 

Navigation Rules, Spinnaker Handling

Open, Review

 

 

Ch 22, 16 CH 22, 16  

 

 

Exam Schedule

Date Subject
12/16 Review
12/23 Exam
 

 

 

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7-WEEK ABC COURSE STARTS TUESDAY, September 24th @ 7:00PM TO 9:30PM

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7-WEEK ABC COURSE STARTS TUESDAY,

September 24th @ 7:00 pm TO 9:30 pm

ONCE A WEEK STARTING ON TUESDAY, September 24th, 2019 7:00 PM-9:30 PM Till November 12th, 2019

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

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.  Hands-on demonstrations.

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

A BENEFIT ABOUT THE 7-WEEK COURSE, COMPARED TO THE ONE DAY COURSE IS THAT YOU SPEND MORE TIME DOING HANDS-ON SKILLS AND HOMEWORK.

Broward Residents Use code BROWARD19 for $35.00 Off tickets that include a textbook at checkout.

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Piloting Course Registration

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Piloting Starts August 21st at 7pm-9pm weekly on Wednesday nights.

This course uses the 4×15 plotter and dividers, which must be ordered separately. The Student Kit includes the Student Manual, the Plotting and Labeling Standards Learning Guide and instructions for downloading, installing and using OpenCPN, a marine navigation program that is state-of-the-art and in wide use by commercial and recreational boating enthusiasts.

 

Session 1             Chapter 1 Introduction to Navigation – with class exercises

Session 2             Chapter 2 Tools of Piloting – with class exercises

Session 3             Chapter 3 Plotting & Planning Techniques – through Bearings with class exercises

Session 4             Chapter 3 Plotting & Planning Techniques – Relative Bearings, Pre-planning Safe Paths to end with class exercises

Session 5             Chapter 4 On The Water – with class exercises

Session 6             Chapter 5 Beginning GPS Navigation –using GPS as a navigation tool

Session 7             Chapter 5 Beginning GPS Navigation -with class exercises, start cruise

Session 8             Chapter 6 Monitoring Progress – with class exercises, continue cruise

Session 9             Chapter 7 Manual Piloting – with class exercises, continue cruise

Session 10           Chapter 8 Review and hand out open book exam

 

Register today or email with questions

education@pompanobeachpowersquadron.com

 

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7-Week ABC Course starts Tuesday, June 24th @ 7:00pm to 9:30pm

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ONCE A WEEK STARTING ON TUESDAY, June 25th, 2019 7:00 PM-9:30 PM TILL August 6th, 2019

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

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.  Hands-on demonstrations.

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

What’s nice about the 7-week course, compared to the one day course is that you spend more time doing hands-on skills and homework.

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7-Week ABC Course starts Tuesday, June 24th @ 7:00pm to 9:30pm

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ONCE A WEEK STARTING ON TUESDAY, June 25th, 2019 7:00 PM-9:30 PM TILL August 6th, 2019

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

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.  Hands-on demonstrations.

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

What’s nice about the 7-week course, compared to the one day course is that you spend more time doing hands-on skills and homework.

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One Day ABC Class. Saturday, July 27th 8:30am-4:30pm

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One Day Boating Safety Course

SOLD OUT

Saturday, July 27th 8:30 am – 4: 30 pm

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

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.

*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.

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)

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7-Week ABC Course starts Tuesday, June 24th @ 7:00pm to 9:30pm

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ONCE A WEEK STARTING ON TUESDAY, June 25th, 2019 7:00 PM-9:30 PM TILL August 6th, 2019

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

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.  Hands-on demonstrations.

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

What’s nice about the 7-week course, compared to the one day course is that you spend more time doing hands-on skills and homework.

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7-Week ABC Course starts Tuesday, June 24th @ 7:00pm to 9:30pm

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ONCE A WEEK STARTING ON TUESDAY, June 25th, 2019 7:00 PM-9:30 PM TILL August 6th, 2019

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

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.  Hands-on demonstrations.

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

What’s nice about the 7-week course, compared to the one day course is that you spend more time doing hands-on skills and homework.

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7-Week ABC Course starts Tuesday, June 24th @ 7:00pm to 9:30pm

BY: James / 0 COMMENTS / CATEGORIES:

ONCE A WEEK STARTING ON TUESDAY, June 25th, 2019 7:00 PM-9:30 PM TILL August 6th, 2019

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

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.  Hands-on demonstrations.

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

What’s nice about the 7-week course, compared to the one day course is that you spend more time doing hands-on skills and homework.

Read More