On The Water Training at Prince William Marina

Date:
Saturday, July 28, 2018
Time:
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:
Prince William Marina
12849 Gordon Blvd
Woodbridge, VA 22192
United States

Event

On-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 Foundation has partnered with Prince William Marina to offer you the BoatUS Foundation On-Water Training program. It is a fun, easy, and affordable way to develop your sea legs!

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 no later than the morning of Friday, July 27th. Must be 18 years of age.

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Powerboat I - $159


3 hours on-water
3-4 students per boat

  • Centering the wheel
  • Shifting gears and throttle control
  • Preparing the boat for departure
  • Steering straight at idle speed
  • "Boater's eye"
  • Standard stop
  • Urgency stop
  • Understanding "weathervane effect"
  • Ferrying
  • Station Holding


  • Saturday 

    •  9:00-12:00

    •  1:00-4:00

    Powerboat II - $159


    3 hours on-water
    3-4 students per boat

    • Pivot turns
    • Docking alongside a pier
    • Departing a pier
    • Proper lookout

    Times:

    Saturday

    •  9:00-12:00

    •  1:00-4:00