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BoatClass teaches introductory boating skills including boat engine control, boat operation and handling, rules of the road, docking, etc.
  • Leaving the Dock: Boat Engine Controls and Operation
    Shifting and throttle control, Turning drills, Stopping drills, Backing into open water

  • Initial Operation of the Boat
    360 Degree – 720 degree turning in open water, Pivot turn in open water, both directions, Intermittent power vs idle power speed, Managing momentum with cadence, Docking drills  

  • Rules of the Road
    Use of channel markers, Crossing wakes and waves, Right of way applications, Speed zone adjustments 

  • Return to the Marina
    Additional docking, Docking bow first in a slip, Pivot turn in close quarters, Approaching a gas dock, Return to slip