May 03, 2007
Boating Safety Courses For All
There are loads of boating safety courses offered throughout the country, for all kinds of boaters, of all experiences, ages, and professions. Many volunteer organizations, private companies, and state boating agencies offer classes. These courses cover cover virtually all aspects of boating safety, from boat handling to reading the weather, to courses created specifically for kids or those designed for Coast Guard personnel and first responders. Below is a partial list of just some of the many courses offered:
American Boat Operators’ Course
Offers online boating safety courses with online certification tests for individual states
Boat/ US Foundation Courseline
This is a searchable database of current boating safety courses
Online boating safety courses with online certification test for various states
Online boating safety courses with certification for various states
Online Basic Boating Certification Course approved by the National Association of Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA).
An award winning website that advances boating education
Many individual states offer boating safety courses. NASBLA’s online director provides contact information for various state boating agencies.
US Coast Guard Auxiliary
Local flotillas offer a variety of safety courses – basic boating classes and advanced navigation courses.
Programs offer powerboat handling instruction for sailing instructors and race committee volunteers.
United States Power Squadron
Sponsors “The Squadron Boating Course” and “Boat Smart”
Ocean Rescue Systems
Provides courses for rescue and safety professionals
Provides special operations training and boat handling tactics
Posted by ribcraftusa at May 3, 2007 05:41 PMBack To Index