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It’s getting to be that time of year again – when summer seems to show up out of nowhere and everyone is on the water. Are you prepared? If not, we want you to have all the knowledge you need at your fingertips. Join us for class this summer!

Here is our schedule for May and June boating classes. If you are interested in attending, just click on the title link to sign up.

May 2018


May 5: Marine Radio Operations

This two hour, hands-on class teaches all the functions found on a standard marine radio and the vocabulary needed to confidently operate it.
Ages: 16 – Adult
Prerequisites: None

 

May 12: Play Pen Anchoring

In this four hour class on-the-water, learn the skills needed to confidently navigate and anchor in a heavy populated moorage. Take the helm of a CYA yacht, learning firsthand how to anchor a boat with extreme precision.
Ages: 16 – Adult
Prerequisites: None

 

May 12: Locks & Passage Making

Putting students at the helm, this four hour, on-the-water class teaches students how to safely pass through the Chicago locks and navigate the Chicago River among commercial traffic, bridge operations, and other recreational boats.
Ages: 16 – Adult
Prerequisites: None

 

May 19: Marine Radio Operations

This two hour, hands-on class teaches all the functions found on a standard marine radio and the vocabulary needed to confidently operate it.
Ages: 16 – Adult
Prerequisites: None

 

June 2018


June 2: Marine Radio Operations

This two hour, hands-on class teaches all the functions found on a standard marine radio and the vocabulary needed to confidently operate it.
Ages: 16 – Adult
Prerequisites: None

 

June 2 – 3: Safe Powerboat Handling

Learn how to safely operate a powerboat and improve your boat handling skills on actual boats. This is a 14-hour hands-on, on-the-water course where students will gain the required education for standard boat handling.
Ages: 16 – Adult
Prerequisites: None
Certifications Earned: US Powerboating Safe Powerboat Handling Certificate

 

June 8: Marine Radio Operations

This two hour, hands-on class teaches all the functions found on a standard marine radio and the vocabulary needed to confidently operate it.
Ages: 16 – Adult
Prerequisites: None

 

June 9 – 10: Basic Powerboat Cruising

Learn how to safely operate a powerboat larger than 30-feet and improve your boat handling skills. This 14-hour course includes both on-the-water sessions and classroom sessions.
Ages: 16 – Adult
Prerequisites: None
Certifications Earned: US Powerboating Basic Cruising Certificate

 

June 16: Play Pen Anchoring

In this four hour class on-the-water, learn the skills needed to confidently navigate and anchor in a heavy populated moorage. Take the helm of a CYA yacht, learning firsthand how to anchor a boat with extreme precision.
Ages: 16 – Adult
Prerequisites: None

 

June 16: Locks & Passage Making

Putting students at the helm, this four hour, on-the-water class teaches students how to safely pass through the Chicago locks and navigate the Chicago River among commercial traffic, bridge operations, and other recreational boats.
Ages: 16 – Adult
Prerequisites: None

 

We’re excited to get everyone out on the water this summer!

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