Learn Boating Basics (the ABCs)

America’s Boating Course

Boating is fabulous family activity. But you shouldn’t leave the dock without basic boating skills. As next season approaches, be sure you have the right safety equipment, know the rules of the road, and are prepared for the unexpected. Whether you own a paddle boat, sail boat, or powerboat, this course is designed for both skippers and crew alike. The United States Power Squadrons® – America’s Boating Club® has taught basic boating courses to well over one million students!

Topics covered:

  • Boat handling
  • State and federal requirements and regulations
  • Safety equipment
  • Aids to navigation, charts and course plotting
  • Knots,
  • Marine radio use
  • Trailering
  • Personal watercraft use
  • And much more

If you are heading out on the water let us show you how to do so with skill, confidence and fun!

America’s Boating Course meets the Massachusetts requirements for a Boating Safety Certificate 

America's Boating Course • Fall 2021


5 Consecutive Wednesdays
Sept 29 – Oct 27
6:30 – 9:30 p.m.Walpole Public Library
143 School St, Walpole, MA
Fee & Student Manual/Charting Tools: $99
Two persons sharing materials: $149
Info Flyer (PDF)

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Joe Kelliher • 508-668-8149 •