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Become a Better Boater With Our Courses

Beginner, intermediate or advanced—whatever your skill level, we have in-depth courses to boost your knowledge and confidence on the water. Our courses will prepare you to boat safely whether you’re near shore or out on the deep blue. 

Upcoming Seminars and Boating Safety Classes

Seminar: Introduction to Navigation
Monday, January 20th - 7:00 to 9:00 PM
Britannia Yachting Center, 81 Fort Salonga Rd, Northport 11768
In this two-hour seminar, you’ll learn practical techniques to plan, navigate, and check your progress on the water. You will learn to use navigation tools to quickly point to your position on a chart using free software. This seminar gives you a start on learning how to navigate safely.  
Boating Safety Class
Two sessions:
January 25th - 8:30 to 1:00 PM
Feb 1st - 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM (includes exam)
Britannia Yachting Center, 81 Fort Salonga Rd, Northport 11768

Under a new law, known as Brianna's Law, all motorboat operators born on or after Jan. 1, 1993 need a boating safety certificate beginning in 2020

Our Boating Safety Class meets all New York State regulations and it taught by certified boating safety instructors
Seminar: Man Overboard
Halesite Fire Department, 
Wednesday, February 5th - 7:00 to 9:00 PM
1 NY Avenue, Halesite NY 11743 
People fall overboard, especially in rough weather and high seas. Learn how to stay on the boat to prevent tragedy in the first place. In the event, your crew goes overboard, learn how to equip and maneuver your boat to retrieve them.
Seminar: Suddenly in Command
Wednesday, March 4th - 7:00 to 9:00 PM
Halesite Fire Department, 
1 NY Avenue, Halesite NY 11743 
Learn the essential skills you need to help the skipper safely operate a recreational boat, including how to respond in an emergency. You could be a lifesaver if you find yourself Suddenly in Command
Seminar: Anchoring With Assurance
Wednesday, April 1st - 7:00 to 9:00 PM
Halesite Fire Department, 
1 NY Avenue, Halesite NY 11743 
Understand the issues and problems involving anchoring, such as anchor types and sizes.  Learn Proper anchoring techniques for your area.  By understanding anchoring conditions and situations, you'll protect your boat and your crew
Didn't see what you are looking for?
If you don't see a seminar or course that you are interested in, you can search the America's Boating Club website for a seminar/course near you.
Seminar: Knots, Bends and Hitches
Monday, February 3rd - 7:00 to 9:00 PM
Britannia Yachting Center, 81 Fort Salonga Rd, Northport 11768
In this two-hour seminar, you'll learn to tie the most useful knots using the included step-by-step USPS Guide Knots, Bends, and Hitches.  Take the materials home to practice the many other knots described in the guide.Heading 6