2018 Events

When: Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 8:00 AM To 2:00 PM

Anchoring HH Boathouse


America's Boating Course is America’s Boating Club of Hilton Head’s primary civic effort toward public instruction in the fundamentals of safe boating.  This 8-hour course, given during two class sessions (October 20, 8:00-2:00 and October 27, 8:00-11:00), is designed to familiarize you with the fundamentals of safe boating and will qualify you for the SC Department of Resources Boater Education Certificate.  These two class sessions cover all the basics needed to operate a boat safely.


America's Boating Course gives you the knowledge to decide what type and size boat you need, what to do when meeting another boat in a crowded waterway, how to recognize and handle hazards, among many other skills.  Become a more competent boater, learn from the best, take America's Boating Course today!  


If you are new to boating, or need a refresher course…this course is for YOU!


What’s included?

  • Types of boats and their uses
  • Boating laws, both local and national
  • Safety equipment, both required and recommended
  • Finding your way, and adverse conditions
  • Communications
  • Trailering, knots and lines, and water sports topics
  • Optional On-The-Water activity on March 31
  • America’s Boating Course, Third Edition


Lead Instructor:  Certified US Power Squadron Instructors

Dates and times:  (Part 1) October 20, 8:00-2:00 and, (Part 2) October 27, 8:00-11:00 

Location:  Hilton Head Boathouse Showroom, 1498 Fording Island Rd., Bluffton, SC 29910  (Located across from Moss Creek Plantation)

Cost:  $75

Register Here:  Click Here to Register 


For questions contact: Peter Dion at: peterjdion@gmail.com (631.456.9134)


America’s Boating Club of Hilton Head


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