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BOAT AMERICA / SUDDENLY IN COMMAND

Check out these two popular boating courses we offer.

 

BOAT AMERICA is a boating certificate class that offers an in-depth and interesting boating safety course, and provides the knowledge needed to obtain a boating certificate. Some insurance companies will also offer discounts on boating insurance to boaters who successfully complete this course.

TOPICS INCLUDE:
Boating Law- Boat registration, regulations, hull identification numbers, required safety equipment, Federal boating law, state boating law, and reporting accidents.
Safety Equipment - Life jackets, fire extinguishers, sound-producing devices, visual distress signals, anchors, and other safety equipment.
Safe Operation and Navigation - Buoys and beacons, aids to navigation, navigation rules, docking, and the dangers of alcohol on the water.
Boating Emergencies - Hypothermia, boating accidents, man overboard, capsizing, emergency radio calls, carbon monoxide dangers, and weather.
Trailering, Storing and Protecting Your Boat - Types of trailers, lights, hitches, towing a trailer.
Sports and Boating - Water-skiing, hunting and hunting gear, PWC operation, and other boating tips

 


SUDDENLY IN COMMAND is a boating safety primer is designed for those not generally at the helm, and will help you to be prepared with the basics in case of an emergency. The captain becomes incapacitated or falls overboard; you purchase a new boat for the first time. You are Suddenly in Command. You will learn about your vessel, nomenclature, and operating principles such as starting the engine, basic boat handling, and on board equipment. Included descriptions of what causes boating mishaps and how to minimize them. This course is a must for family members in case something happens to the boat operator.

REGISTER HERE FOR THE COURSE(S) OF YOUR CHOICE

FOR ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS:
contact FSO-PE, Vicky Wiseman at chathamcgaux+pe@gmail.com