Train and Cruise on the Salish Sea, Inside Passage, and Beyond

  • Train for powerful skills, with top-end instructors
  • Earn internationally recognized Certifications
  • Qualify to charter cruise anywhere in the world
  • Cruise the Salish Sea independently on Imagine
  • Enjoy supported Play & Learn Community Cruising on Imagine
  • Gain skills & knowledge to inform a yacht purchase
  • Or skip the trouble & expense and keep cruising on Imagine


Selene 40 Powerboat Cruising Program

Basic Powerboat Cruising on Imagine

We do our robust Basic Powerboat Cruising program in two separate, immersive classes focusing on high-end skills for mariners of the Salish Sea and beyond.  Imagine is our Selene 40 - the ideal trawler for the Salish Sea.

  1. Power Cruising Foundations combines a deep exploration into the systems of a cruising powerboat with our signature high-end close quarters maneuvering & docking instruction.  This includes:
    • Understanding and operating the engine systems, electrical systems, and the many living systems on the boat
    • Robust skills and strategies for maneuvering the boat safely in the close quarters of a busy marina
    • Docking strategies that give you full control of the boat in any conditions with just two people and one line
    • Day cruising basics so you can start getting out to enjoy and practice your power cruising skills
  2. San Juan Cruising Immersion gets you into the islands for 4 days this class makes you a skilled multi-day cruiser, including:
    • Trip planning, navigation and piloting through the complex waters of the San Juan Islands
    • Anchoring securely in spectacular bays (anchorage selection, setting, monitoring and retrieving the anchor)
    • Mooring in an unfamiliar marina
    • VHF Communications
    • Safety & emergency procedures
    • Crew overboard rescue

Graduates earn their US Powerboating Basic Powerboat Cruising Certificate, and qualify to charter cruise Imagine in the San Juan Islands, as well as participate in an active Community Cruising Program for fun, and for growing your skills and experience with support.

Level-1: Power Cruising Foundations

2023 Class Schedule coming soon!  Reach out now to get a custom class on the calendar.

Cruising Powerboat Systems  •  Close Quarters Maneuvering

Docking Mastery  •  Day Cruising

Level-2: San Juan Cruising Immersion
Earn your Basic Powerboat Cruising Certification

2023 Class Schedule coming soon!  Reach out now to get a custom class on the calendar.

4 days in the San Juan Islands  •  Trip Planning  •  Navigation & Piloting Applications

Anchoring Securely  •  In & Out of Unfamiliar Marinas  •  Safety & Emergency Procedures

Prerequisites:  Power Cruising Foundations;  Navigation Essentials

Custom Instruction on Imagine

Call to reserve your custom instruction dates, then register below.