Boating Safety Courses


Seamanship is the first in a series of classes. New boaters, as well as boaters with sea time experience, will benefit from this class. This is a  pre-requisite class for the Power Squadron Piloting and Advanced Piloting courses. This class is offered once each calendar year.

It covers:

  • Basic dock seamanship
  • Slow speed maneuvering
  • Handling your boat in different sea conditions
  • Special information about cruising in the Channel Islands
  • Rules of the road
  • Anchoring, mooring, and rafting
  • Emergencies at sea
  • And more

BEGINS: April 11 and meets every Monday until Monday, June 6th (final exam). It will not meet Memorial Day.

TIME: 7 – 9 pm

LOCATION: Ventura Yacht Club 1755 Spinnaker Drive, Ventura (upstairs dining room)

COST: Ventura Sail and Power Squadron members $60.00/Non-members $90.00

TO ENROLL: email or call 805.646-7675