The Raritan Bay Power Squadron, a division of the United States Power squadron, is a non-profit boating organization and is now offering, for the first time, its’ Seamanship course to the general public. Make Seamanship the first step into building boating confidence and competence for safe and fun on-the-water adventures. Seamanship presents material applicable to both power and sail, covering such topics as the construction and functioning of a boat, the skipper’s responsibilities, preparing the boat for use, handling and maneuvering a vessel under various conditions in close quarters and on the open water, rules of the road, anchoring, emergencies, and marlinspike/basic knots.
This course is taught by certified instructors of the Raritan Bay Power Squadron at The Keyport Yacht Club in Keyport, NJ and will begin October 29th from . Seamanship is taught in 9 two-hour class sessions on Wednesday evenings. You will be provided with a Student Kit which includes the textbook, and the One Minute Guide to the Nautical Rules of the Road.
The normal fee for our course is $145.00, however we are offering a discounted price of only $120.00 for this first class. United States Power Squadron members get a discounted price of $95.00. Keyport Yacht Club members get a discounted price of $110.00. Make your checks payable to Raritan Bay Power Squadron and mail them to Vincent Praino, Education Officer, Raritan Bay Power Squadron, 10 Kingsbridge Court, Hazlet, NJ 07730. For further information you can call 732-942-9650 ext 104 or email email@example.com.