Learn how to Dock, Launch, turn, or pilot your boat at any one of our classes
We offer a Private classes to help you learn the techniques for you to safely dock, launch, turn, pivot, pilot, anchor, retrieve, and even how to use a boat ramp.
If you find a particular boating skill to be challenge or even intimidating than these classes are designed for you
We can hold events on one boat, or demonstrate skills on multiple boats.
Boating is supposed to be a fun, family activity. Boating can act as a vacation, or time away from the world, their are even documented health benefits! All of our OTW classes are taught to teams.
All of our first classes start with the National Safe Boating Council's Module 1 course.
Whether you are new to powerboating or would like to increase your confidence in docking and maneuvering in close quarters, this course is for you. Boat Control On-Water Training Course Modules are designed to teach boat handling skills to recreational boaters or personnel hired to operate a vessel used in marine patrol. Taught by a NSBC Certified Instructor, the course will progress from safety gear and the pre-launch checklist to docking and refueling in close quarters; each maneuver is repeated advancing from idle speed to displacement mode, then planeing mode.
A Certificate of Completion can be awarded for each module
Module 001: Introduction to Powerboating
Module 002: Precision Docking and Boat Handling
Module 003: Open Water Boat Handling
Module 004: Open Water Advanced Maneuvers
Varies by location
Each of the four course modules is approximately 4 hours long, but time length may vary depending on the age and boating experience of the student.
can be taught on your boat anywhere throughout NJ, or PA
NSBC courses require that the vessel is less then 26ft. A center console boat under 26’ is the preferred vessel.
Private non NSBC courses can be taught on vessels up to 60ft.
Max Sustained Wind Speed - 10mph/8kts
*This course can only be taught by a NSBC Certified Instructor. .
*This is NOT a certification program.
*State issued Boating Safety Cert or proof that you previously completed a NASBLA course is Required
*State issued Automotive drivers license Required
*No Experience required
*Min Age - 16yrs for Operator
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