Our Boating Skills and Seamanship (BS&S) Course is a comprehensive course designed for both the experienced and the novice boater. The course now in its 14th edition, published in 2013, consists of six core required chapters plus a chapter on inland boating and an additional six chapters that may be chosen depending on local demands.

Topics could include:

  • Choosing the Right Boat
  • Equipment For Your Boat
  • Trailering Your Boat
  • Handling Your Boat
  • Your “Highway” Signs
  • Rules You Must Follow
  • Inland Boating
  • Rest of Our Story
  • Introduction to Navigation
  • Powering Your Boat
  • Lines & Knots For Your Boat
  • Weather & Boating
  • Your Boat’s Radio