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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.

 

ONLINE: ABC Boat Safety: Intro to Boating for First Timers (Get FL Safe Boating Card)
Item: GSB1008 SRQ POWER SQUADRON
Sa   9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Online Rm Zoom
Sessions: 2 Location: , FL
Sa 10/17/2020 - 10/24/2020       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.
 

ONLINE: ABC Boat Safety: Intro to Boating for First Timers (Get FL Safe Boating Card)
Item: GSB1009 SRQ POWER SQUADRON
M W   7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Online Rm Zoom
Sessions: 4 Location: , FL
M W 11/9/2020 - 11/18/2020       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.
 

ONLINE: Offshore Navigation
Item: GSN1001 SRQ POWER SQUADRON
W   9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Online Rm Zoom
Sessions: 13 Location: , FL
W 9/23/2020 - 12/16/2020       Fee: $150.00
Prerequisite: Prior Completion of Marine Navigation and Advanced Marine Navigation
NOTE: The course will take approximately 13 weeks to complete and you will have two additional weeks to complete an open book exam.
 

ONLINE: Boat Handling
Item: GS1070 SRQ POWER SQUADRON
Th   6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Online Rm Zoom
Sessions: 7 Location: , FL
Th 10/22/2020 - 12/10/2020       Fee: $100.00
NO CLASS NOV 26
Prerequisite: ABC Boat Safety
 

ONLINE: Small Boat Maneuvering
Item: GSB1007 SRQ POWER SQUADRON
W   6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Online Rm Zoom
Sessions: 1 Location: , FL
W 10/21/2020 - 10/21/2020       Fee: $175.00
ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE
Prerequisite: ABC Boat Safety
Hands-on training, practicing, docking and operating boat under different conditions. Must have taken ABC Boat Safety class first. 1 session On-water hands-on training will be scheduled at the end of class.
 

ONLINE: Small Boat Maneuvering
Item: GSB1010 SRQ POWER SQUADRON
W   6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Online Rm Zoom
Sessions: 1 Location: , FL
W 12/2/2020 - 12/2/2020       Fee: $175.00
ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE
Prerequisite: ABC Boat Safety
Hands-on training, practicing, docking and operating boat under different conditions. Must have taken ABC Boat Safety class first. 1 session On-water hands-on training will be scheduled at the end of class.
 

ONLINE: ABC Boat Safety: Intro to Boating for First Timers (Get FL Safe Boating Card)  Class already in session...it is possible that the teacher may allow a late registration.  Please call the office at 941-361-6590.
Item: GSB1007-online SRQ POWER SQUADRON
M W 9/14/2020 - 9/23/2020  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.
 
 

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

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