Introductory

Boating Essentials
The new Boating Essentials course, coming this fall. Together, Boating Basics and Boating Essentials
will replace the Boating Course. Prerequisite: PCOC Recommended
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Boating
This course covers Operator Card requirements, plus plotting and navigation. More …

Boating Basics
This course covers Operator Card requirements. More …
Maritime Radio

Maritime Radio
The Maritime Radio course teaches emergency radio procedures and everyday operating techniques. More …
Electronic

Electronic Charting
This course takes over where Navigating with GPS leaves off, with the more advanced features of
electronic charting.
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Navigating with GPS
An introduction to the versatile Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers. More …

Radar
Understand the features of different types of radar equipment and how they apply to your needs. More …
Elective

Boat & Engine Maintenance
From spark plugs to bottom paint, this course covers all the DIY basics for boaters. More …

Extended Cruising
Acquaints the beginner with day-sailing, and sharpens the skills of more experienced sailors. More …

Fundamentals of Weather
Covers many aspects of the formation and behavior of weather, presented in a straightforward manner. More …
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Global Weather
Global Weather expands on concepts introduced in the Fundamentals of Weather. More …

Sailing
Establish the skills required to seek distant shores. More …
Advanced

Advanced Piloting
A necessary course in advanced coastal navigation for short duration trips out of sight of land. More …

Junior Navigator
Junior Navigator is the first of a two-part program of study in offshore (open coast) navigation. More …

Navigation
The second part of the study of offshore navigation. It further develops the student’s skills and
understanding of celestial theory.
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Seamanship
Seamanship focuses on navigation and the skills needed to cope with a variety of hazards. More …