Docking and Close Quarters Maneuvering – Power & Sail

Private instruction for boat owners

BoaterSkills.ca instructors come to you to teach essential operator skills for power boaters and sailors. Our Boat-Handling Clinics are perfect for new boaters, upgrading current skills, or getting to know the new boat you recently purchased.
 

Customize your personal clinic

A BoaterSkills.ca instructor is ready to assist with any of the following:
• Departing and returning to the dock
• Docking in windy conditions
• Spring Lines (bow, after-bow, stern)
• Crew instruction (lines and knots)
• Launch & retrieve (if you tow)
• Maneuvering with thrusters and joysticks
• Open water operation: planing and trim
• Anchoring
• Man-overboard maneuvers
• Additional skills on request
 

Pricing

Boat-Handling Clinic – $329
Duration: 3 hours

Book additional training time
Add up to two additional hours of instruction when booking your clinic to include more time for skills training and development.
$100/hour


 

Booking your Boat-Handling Clinic

Please contact us for an available date prior to booking your private clinic.
Phone: 905-484-2628
Email: info@boaterskills.ca

CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR CLINIC
 

Additional Information

Instructor mileage fee may apply
BoaterSkills.ca instructors are available to travel to your location to provide instruction on your boat. An instructor mileage fee of .45/km may apply, but the first 50km is always free. Mileage fees are calculated and explained prior to booking.


BoaterSkills.ca does not provide the boat for training. We teach you how to operate YOUR boat safely, confidently, and we bring the training to you.


All Operators must have a Pleasure Craft Operator Card or other Transport Canada accepted form of competency to drive the boat. Read more…


Captain Services
Need a Captain to skipper a special occasion or move the boat for you? BoaterSkills.ca can provide a licensed, insured Captain on an hourly rate. Contact us for details.


Safe Boater Endorsement Certificate
You may qualify to receive Marine Insurance Discounts with our training!
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Serving Ontario’s Great Lakes
and Cottage Country
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