ABC Boaters Education Course 9/28/21


7 week ABC Safe Boating Course 

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



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 &
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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American Heart Association CPR/AED and First Aid Certification


Starts 4/17/21

AM Course OPEN 9am-12pm SPACE AVAILABLE . PM course IS SOLD OUT 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm.  Limited Class Size and Social Distancing

What you will learn 100% classroom training means students are with an AHA Instructor for their entire learning experience. Our trainers are certified to train the class and some our EMT, so you’ll receive first-hand experiences. Cost: $65.00 for PBPS Members $85.00 non-members. This course is normally $90+ at many training centers.

The AHA’s Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED course trains participants to provide first aid, CPR, and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) in a safe, timely, and effective manner.

What does this course teach?

  • First aid basics
  • Medical emergencies
  • Injury emergencies
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Preventing illness and injury
  • Adult CPR and AED use
  • Opioid-associated life-threatening emergencies
  • Optional modules in Child CPR AED and Infant CPR
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7-Week ABC Course starts Tuesday, June 11th @ 7:00pm to 9:30pm


ONCE A WEEK STARTING ON TUESDAY, June 11th, 2019 7:00 PM-9:30 PM to July, 30th, 2019 *6/18 no class

$30.00  to $85.00 + tax -Includes 244-page full-color manual Boating Textbook, Boating Certificate, FL & NASBLA* Education Card

Broward Residents Only use BROWARD19 at checkout for $35 of tickets the include a Textbook- Limited Quantity


Safe boating instruction. A child demonstrating how to use a flare. Hand on Demo. Florida boaters education courses Broward County
Safe boating instruction. A child demonstrating how to use a flare. Hand on Demo. Florida boaters education courses Broward County

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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