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Boating 2 & 3 – Beyond Boating Basics – Hybrid Course
February 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until April 27, 2023
This course will be delivered in a hybrid model. You can show up in person to attend the class at the Port Dover Yacht Club or follow along in the comfort of your own home via Zoom. If you attend via Zoom you will be able to interact with your instructor and classmates in real time.
This course is 12 weeks in length and will be held weekly, on Thursdays, from 7:00PM-9:00PM EST – for both delivery methods.
Registration is required by January 27, 2023 at the following link: https://portdovercps.org/event/boating-2-3/2023-02-02/
Boating 2: Beyond Boating Basics is more than your Boating License!
The PCOC makes sure you have immediate navigation and safety skills but it’s just the beginning of what you should know when you get on a boat. In the second of our Boating Series, you are introduced to the art of navigation, anchoring, ropes, lines and knots – not to mention what to expect when the boat is moving under power. This course also has a number of optional topics that will be taught depending on your interests; these include towing, trailering and a check list for layup and launch.
Boating 3: Introduction to Marine Navigation
Introduction to Marine Navigation is the third course in our series explores navigation further as you learn how to plot and label on paper charts. Additionally it will teach you what the skipper should be doing before setting out and when under way, handling a boat under sail as well as your environmental responsibilities and electrical hazards.
This course also has a number of optional topics that will be taught depending on your interests; these include tides and currents, canals and locks, and collision regulations.