Legal Notices & Disclaimer

florida boating school pelicanThe Chapman School of Seamanship's web site contains information on many subjects. Although we work to provide accurate information to visitors to our website, we offer no guarantees concerning the accuracy or reliability of its content.

Curriculum, fees, expenses and other matters described are subject to change without notice at the discretion of the Chapman School of Seamanship. Currently enrolled students at our school will not be affected by any such changes unless they change the date of enrollment to a future class. In reference to interstate commerce, void in states where prohibited.

The Chapman School does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, religion, race or ethnic group in the administration of its policies and programs.The School will reasonably accommodate applicants and students with disabilities to the extent required by applicable law.

As required by FL Senate Bill 524 July 2014 (Sexually Violent Predators), the following contact information is provided:  Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) sexual predator and sexual offender registry website; FDLE toll-free number 1-888-357-7332 , and for TTY Accessibility 1-877-414-7234.

The Chapman School shall not be liable for failure to provide any of the training or equipment listed herein, or for the delay in providing such, where such failure or delay results from strike, riot, civil commotion, war, government regulations, unavoidable casualty, acts of God, weather or any other cause beyond the control of Chapman School

The Chapman School offers vessels for sale on this web site, with details listed in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of the information nor warrant the condition of these vessels. They are offered "as is, where is"' and are subject to price change, or withdrawal without notice.


Donor Privacy Policy:

Chapman School of Seamanship will not sell, trade or share a donor’s personal information with anyone else, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations.  The Chapman School of Seamanship collects and uses personal information such as:  name, address, and phone number for the sole purpose of filing the required IRS forms that must be completed for donors of both boats and equipment.


Chapman School of Seamanship, Inc.

Board of Trustees

Jennifer Castle Field,

Roger F. Field,
Vice President
F. Shields McManus,

Jody Foster,
Secretary/Corporate Counsel

Michael Koplas,

Butch Bayley,

Dan Dietz,
Ruth Pietruszewski,
Thomas Suits,
Tom Whittington,

Charles K. Wilcox,