This program provides water instruction for female boaters in a fun and interactive manner.  Scott MacCrimmon leads the one-hour training  that takes place at the Marina. Participants decide if they would like outboard or inboard/outboard training, and Scott provides the boat. This training program is intended for female boaters who currently have a Pleasure Craft Operator Card, …and it is free of charge!
Topics to be covered include:
  • Instructing passengers, safety equipment                                                
  • Trip Plan
  • Pre departure checklist
  • Starting the Engine
    • Checking for leaks, water
    • Blower operation (4 minutes)
    • Cold start procedures
    • Warming up the engine
  • Casting off
  • Safety while under way
  • High speed operation
  • Steering & Stopping
  • Crossing a wake
  • Operating in bad weather
  • Sharing the water
  • Operating near swimmers, non-powerboats
  • Wake
  • Towing, hand signals
  • Docking
  • Tying up
If you are interested, you may sign up on your own or in groups of 3.  We currently have openings in classes at 11 am, Noon and 1 pm on Saturday.  Space is Limited. Email Angela to reserve your spot.
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