Prepare to Explore the Salish Sea with Safety and Confidence

Safe Powerboat Handling

Call to Schedule:

  • Two full days, hands-on, on the water, taught by a professional educator.
  • Learn to safely and effectively operate and maneuver a small powerboat up to 26 feet.
  • Earn your Washington State Boater Card, as well as the US Powerboating Safe Powerboat Handling Certificate, through a valuable comprehensive, hands-on and practical experience.
  • Available for ages 12-adult.

The Cruising Powerboat

Call to Schedule:

  • Four days and two nights in the San Juan Islands.
  • Develop skills for cruising safely and confidently through the Salish Sea.
  • Cruising powerboat systems
  • Close quarters maneuvering and docking
  • Planning and plotting a route
  • Identifying and mitigating for hazards
  • Tides, currents and weather in the Salish Sea
  • Docking in an unfamiliar marina
  • Anchoring out safely
  • Earn the US Powerboating Basic Powerboat Cruising Certificate.

Custom Instruction on Your Powerboat

Learn the skills you need to safely operate, maneuver and cruise your personal powerboat – large or small.

  • Your boat in your marina
  • Custom instruction based on your current skill-base and your goals.
  • Taught by a professional educator with a lifetime of experience¬†cruising the Salish Sea and the Inside Passage.
  • Contact us to schedule.
  • Tuition: $450 per day includes up to 4 people.
  • Washington State Boater Card and US Powerboating Certifications may be included.