Docking & Close Quarters Maneuvering for Power & Sail


Master Instructor Craig Hamilton

Full Day Instruction – 6 hrs

A necessity for new boater owners and those still learning to operate their privately owned powered vessel. This clinic covers the essentials to help prepare operators and their crew to boat safely during daylight hours and in good marine weather conditions. No previous experience is required.

Instruction includes:

• Launch & Retrieve (if you tow)
• Developing a docking plan
• Crew instruction
• Departure and returning to the dock
• Docking in windy conditions
• Springing on/off the dock
• Maneuvering in close quarters
• Open water operation: Planing and Trim
• Anchoring
• Crew-overboard maneuvers; distress calling
• Additional instruction on request

Registration: $529

PLEASE CONTACT US FOR AVAILABLE DATES BEFORE REGISTERING:
info@boaterskills.ca or 905-484-2628
Full Day Registration
 
For Terms & Conditions click here
*Instructor mileage fee may apply
(.45/km – first 50km is free).


BoaterSkills.ca does not provide the boat for training. We teach you how to operate YOUR boat safely, confidently, and we come to you.
 
Operators must have a Pleasure Craft Operator Card or other Transport Canada accepted form of competency Read more…
 
Phone and Email requests: Requests made by phone or email must be registered online by clicking the FULL DAY or HALF DAY Registration button. We cannot hold an unregistered date request for more than 48 hours. Let us know if you are unable to register online and we will provide additional assistance.

Half Day Instruction – 3 hrs

A good choice for experienced boater owners who are looking to improve docking and boat handling skills operating their privately owned boat. Particularly helpful to those moving up from a single to a twin engine vessel. Previous experience operating a power vessel is recommended but not required.

Instruction includes:

• Developing a docking plan
• Crew instruction
• Departure and returning to the dock
• Docking in windy conditions
• Springing on/off the dock
• Maneuvering in close quarters
• Additional instruction on request

    Registration: $329

    PLEASE CONTACT US FOR AVAILABLE DATES BEFORE REGISTERING:
    info@boaterskills.ca or 905-484-2628
    Half day Registration
     
    For Terms & Conditions click here
    *Instructor mileage fee may apply (.45/km – first 50km is free).



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