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Boating Basics and Safety

March 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Boating Safety

Brought to you by New College Institute and Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy USCG- Certified Instructors.

Classroom Topics Include:

  • Nautical Terms
  • Boating Laws and Regulations
  • The Rules of the Road: Right of Way
  • Communications Afloat
  • Personal Safety While Underway
  • Required Safety Equipment
  • CO Poisoning
  • Safe Passage Plan
  • Man Overboard Recovery Procedures
  • Safe Dinghy
  • Emergency Protocols for Collision, Grounding, Fire, Flooding

Onboard Topics Include:

  • Going Boating: Fueling, Casting Off, Underway
  • Navigation: Nautical Charts, Compass, Electronic Navigation & Aids, Tide and Currents, Weather
  • Boat Handling
  • Anchoring
  • Seamanship (Including Basic Knots)

Only $200! Space is Limited – Register Today!

Register online at Smith Mountain Lake – New College Institute or call 276-734-1252 to learn more.

Details

Date:
March 27
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Organizer

Rebekah Hughes
Phone:
276-734-1252
Email:
rhughes@newcollegeinstitute.org

Venue

Bridgewater Marina Smith Mountain Lake, VA
16410 BT Washington Hwy.
Moneta, VA 24121 United States
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