Public Boating Courses

 

Your source for world-class boating education For Boaters, By Boaters®.  A variety of public boating courses are offered by the Cape Fear Sail & Power Squadron.

Start with the America's Boating Course® which covers the basics of boating and meets the certification requirements in North Carolina for those under age 26. Then continue with the following:

 

 

                         Educational Offerings

 

(Click on each in the table below for more USPS information)

(Continue scrolling down for current local offerings)

 

These should be taken in sequence: These may be taken at any time:   
 America's Boating Course® Marine Communications Systems

Boat Handling

Marine Electrical Systems

Marine Navigation

Engine Maintenance

 Advanced Marine Navigation 

Weather
Offshore Navigation Sail
Navigation Cruise Planning

Electronic Navigation

Instructor Development

 

Course Description
Online Boating Courses: Location: Online
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Seminars make it easy for you to acquire or update your knowledge and skills about specific topics in a short period of time, typically 2 hours.

 

Live webinars are a great way for instructors and students to meet in a virtual classroom.

 

We offer you the opportunity to take online boating courses, seminars, and webinars. Prices and the length of the classes vary.

 

 

 

 

 

Members get 25% off public price!

 

 

 

 


Topics:

 

Boat Handling Course (Seamanship)

 

Cruising Boats and Systems

 

Use Your GPS Like an Expert

 

Boat Safely With AIS Marine Electronics

 

Cruise Planning

 

Ocean Waves

 

Learn to Forecast the Weather

 

Thunderstorms & Severe Weather

 

Ocean Currents & Computer Navigation

 

Choosing and using a VHF radio for your boat

 

 

 

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If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact:

 

Lt/C Ned Rhodes, SN SEO at educationofficer@capefearsailandpowersquadron.org, or

 

1/Lt Meg Morrison, JN ASEO at aseo@capefearsailandpowersquadron.org


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