Course Description

This introduction to the safe operation of sail and power watercraft is presented by Fox Valley Power Squadron. Topics include: boat handling under normal and adverse conditions, navigation rules and aids, knots and lines, nautical charts, basic piloting techniques, docking, proper use of the marine radio, trailering, safety equipment, personal watercraft usage and relevant state and federal regulations. Course meets standards of National Association of State Boating Law Administrators, includes proctored exam as required by many states and insurance companies for youth/adult certification (for operation of motor driven watercraft without adult supervision) and discounted insurance rates. Includes all materials.

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Section Title
Boating Skills
Palatine (Main)
T, Th
6:30PM to 9:00PM
Sep 15, 2020 to Sep 29, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Course Fee(s)
T425 non-credit $90.00
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