On The Water Training at Prince William Marina

Date:
Saturday, July 22, 2017
Time:
9:30 AM - 4:45 PM
Location:
Prince William Marina
12849 Gordon Blvd.
Woodbridge, VA 22192
United States

Event

On The Water Training at Prince William Marina

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No experience necessary!


Whether you love boating and want to gain confidence at the helm, you're considering buying or renting a boat and want to learn new skills, or you're just curious about boating, the BoatUS On Water Training program at Prince William Marina in Woodbridge, VA is a fun, easy, and affordable way to develop your sea legs!

Prince William Marina is dedicated to providing customers with the ultimate family-oriented recreational lifestyle in a casual resort environment. Each of our employees strives to achieve 100% customer satisfaction by embracing professional standards that reflect honesty, integrity and a caring attitude. Students considering a boat purchase are eligible for $500 off any boat in stock and 10% off slip fees. There is no better place to try boating or brush up on your skills than Prince William Marina!

There is nothing more important to us than the safety of our participants. Sometimes weather can be a limiting factor on the water. If the weather forecast is questionable, we will contact you about rescheduling to our alternate date (Sunday, July 23rd) no later than the morning of Friday, July 21st.


Basic Boat Handling - $49

1 hour on-water
3 students per boat

  • Steering and maintaining maximum boat control
  • How to manage the boat's momentum
  • Safe slowing and stopping
  • Backing down a narrow channel
  • Turning the boat around in tight spaces

Times:

July 22, 2017

  • 9:30-10:30
  • 11:00-12:00
  • 12:45-1:45
  • 2:15-3:15
  • 3:45-4:45
Docking Concepts - $49

1 hour on-water
3 students per boat

  • Utilizing steering, shifting, and throttle to dock effectively
  • Techniques for docking the boat in windy conditions
  • Station keeping
  • Ferrying

Times:

July 22, 2017

  • 9:45-10:45
  • 11:15-12:15
  • 1:00-2:00
  • 2:15-3:15
  • 3:45-4:45
Intermediate Boat Handling* - $149-175

2 hours on-water
3 students per boat

  • Docking and close quarters boat control practices
  • Backing down and turning around in tight spaces
  • Open water boat handling
  • Understanding trim
  • How to approach wakes

Times:

July 22, 2017

  • 9:30-11:30 - Twin Prop ($175)
  • 9:45-11:45 - Single Prop ($149)
  • 12:30-2:30 - Single ($149) or Twin Prop ($175)
  • 2:45-4:45 - Single ($149) or Twin Prop ($175)

*Choose Between Operating 1 Single Prop or 1 Twin Prop Boat Available for the Intermediate Boat Handling Course


 

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