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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Practical On The Water Training course

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Course is Full

Email: education@pompanobeachpowersquadron.com to be put on waiting list.

  The next Practical On The Water Training course with instructors Ron Ziller and Tommy Nolan is taking place on November 9th-10th, 2019.  This course is Free to members who have completed the Power Squadron ABC Boating course.   We also offer a cyber member package and if you would like to upgrade to Full membership single membership you have that option too.

 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.

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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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Boating Safety Course starts May 11th at 8:30am-4:30pm

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Boating education demonstration and classes
ABC safe boating class at the Pompano Beach Power Squadron NASBLA and coast guard approved class.

Sign up for this Boating Class- Click Here for Information

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.

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