America’s Boating Course

Dates: (5) evenings; March 13, 20, 27, April 3, 10 – 2012
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Cost: $40.00 (class materials)
Certified instruction donated by Hoosier Sail and Power Squadron
Location: Noblesville Fire Station #76
16800 Hazel Dell Pkwy, Noblesville, IN 46060
(2.2 miles north of 146 St)
Sign up: George Herrington   317-843-1084
Printable Class Information (click here)

Learning to boat the right way is important.  The increased knowledge will enhance your safety on the water and your enjoyment of the sport.  This boating safety course will be completed in five, two-hour classroom sessions .  The course is meant to be of interest to the entire family; children are welcome.  We encourage your family to attend as a group.You will learn the fundamentals of safe boat handling   and operation, and basic piloting in one comprehensive classroom course.  This newly revised course includes instructional material on modern navigation techniques as well. This course meets state specific and National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) requirements for certification.  And completion of the course is accepted by most insurance companies.  Since 1914, individual squadrons of USPS have provided courses as a service to the boating public to over 3 million boaters.

You will learn the basics of what you need to safely and comfortably go on the water with your boat.  This newly revised comprehensive course includes lessons on seamanship, boat handling, boat types, rules of the road, navigation aids, regulations, adverse conditions, marine VHF radio, knots, trailering and introductory piloting. 

Do you have any questions or maybe you would like to sign up for this class?  Let us know below in the reply section.  We promise to get right back to you.


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