This course is a practical introduction to twin-screw powerboat handling and safe operation for inexperienced powerboat operators. The focus is on building confidence during in-harbor maneuvering to reduce tension and increase boat usage. Course topics include boat systems, twin engine operation and helm controls, docking, piloting rules, and safety procedures. Partners of boaters will acquire the skills necessary to handle the boat in an emergency.
- Ability to swim 50 yards
- Students must be 16 years or older