This intensive 12 hour course may be taken as a stand alone program or as part of the CPC 1000 training and certification course. Training includes 8 hours of class time and 4 hours of on-the-water skills practice.
Legal Requirements & Regulations - Boat Registration, Hull Identification, Safety Equipment.
Getting Underway - Preparation, Float Plan, Leaving the dock or pier, Skipper's responsibility.
Operating Your Boat - Basic Rules of the Road, Vessel Right of Way, Aids to Navigation.
Anchoring - Choosing location, Selecting anchors.
On the water skills - Boat handling practice at the helm.
Special Topics - Marlinspike (knots & lines), Weather, Hypothermia, Ski signals, Environmental Issues.