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Boating Offered by Sarasota Power & Sail Squadron   


“Red, right, return” – that’s how boaters remember which side of the channel they should stay on. Learn memory joggers such as this and a lot more in safe boating classes taught by the Sarasota Power and Sail Squadron. You’ll learn about weather conditions, how to read maps, boating etiquette, and emergency procedures. Some courses include “on water” maneuvering sections as well – everything you need to safely enjoy the area’s beautiful waterways.

For course description, click on the course title below. Hover on instructor name for biography.

 

Boat Handling (Seamanship)
Item: GS1070 SRQ POWER SQUADRON
W   6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Sarasota Power & Sail Squadron Rm
Sessions: 7 Location: 2814 Hyde Park St Sarasota, FL 34239
W 9/25/2019 - 11/6/2019       Fee: $100.00
Prerequisite: ABC Boat Safety
 

Marine Electrical Systems (Theory)
Item: GS1020 SRQ POWER SQUADRON
Tu   7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Sarasota Power & Sail Squadron Rm Classroom
Sessions: 8 Location: 2814 Hyde Park St Sarasota, FL 34239
Tu 10/8/2019 - 11/26/2019       Fee: $125.00
 

Marine Navigation Systems
Item: GS1021 SRQ POWER SQUADRON
Th   7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Sarasota Power & Sail Squadron Rm Classroom
Sessions: 7 Location: 2814 Hyde Park St Sarasota, FL 34239
Th 10/10/2019 - 11/21/2019       Fee: $125.00
 

Marine Navigation (Piloting)
Item: GS1011 SRQ POWER SQUADRON
M   6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Sarasota Power & Sail Squadron Rm Classroom
Sessions: 10 Location: 2814 Hyde Park St Sarasota, FL 34239
M 10/14/2019 - 12/16/2019       Fee: $150.00
Prerequisite: Previous boating experience or the Boat Safety course.
 

Small Boat Maneuvering Course (Hands-On Training)
Item: GSB1002 SRQ POWER SQUADRON
W   6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Sarasota Power & Sail Squadron Rm Classroom
Sessions: 1 Location: 2814 Hyde Park St Sarasota, FL 34239
W 10/16/2019 - 10/16/2019       Fee: $175.00
ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE
Prerequisite: ABC Boat Safety
Hands-on & On-water training will be scheduled during your 3 hour Wednesday class. Three-hour class, then on-water portion assigned.
 

Small Boat Maneuvering Course (Hands-On Training)
Item: GSB1003 SRQ POWER SQUADRON
W   6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Sarasota Power & Sail Squadron Rm Classroom
Sessions: 1 Location: 2814 Hyde Park St Sarasota, FL 34239
W 11/20/2019 - 11/20/2019       Fee: $175.00
ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE
Prerequisite: ABC Boat Safety
Hands-on & On-water training will be scheduled during your 3 hour Wednesday class. Three-hour class, then on-water portion assigned.
 

ABC Boat Safety: Intro to Boating for First Timers (Get FL Safe Boating Card)
Item: GSB1001 SRQ POWER SQUADRON
Sa   9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Sarasota Power & Sail Squadron Rm Classroom
Sessions: 2 Location: 2814 Hyde Park St Sarasota, FL 34239
Sa 11/2/2019 - 11/9/2019       Fee: $50.00
NOTE: Assuming you pass the test, you'll receive a temporary Safe Boating card. Then two weeks later you'll receive the wallet card from the FWC (Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission). As a point of information, participants can get a reduction in their boat insurance premiums by showing the FWC card.
 

Know Your Boat Diesel Engine (lunch provided)
Item: GSDE1001 SRQ POWER SQUADRON
Sa   9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sarasota Power & Sail Squadron Rm
Sessions: 1 Location: 2814 Hyde Park St Sarasota, FL 34239
Sa 11/16/2019 - 11/16/2019       Fee: $195.00
ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE
 

Practical Electronics for Your Boat (Lunch provided)
Item: GSE1001 SRQ POWER SQUADRON
Su   9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sarasota Power & Sail Squadron Rm
Sessions: 1 Location: 2814 Hyde Park St Sarasota, FL 34239
Su 11/17/2019 - 11/17/2019       Fee: $195.00
ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE
 

Register early to avoid disappointment, as classes will fill up quickly!

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