2020 Upcoming Training Events
Please Note: All Seminars start at 6:30PM

Emergencies on Board Seminar

Hilton Head Senior Center

2/3/2020

Learn how to adequately prepare for common emergencies and deal with them when they occur.  Gain practical knowledge about accident prevention, running aground, onboard fires, getting lost, towing, and medical emergencies..

Knots and Lines

Hilton Head Senior Center

2/10/2020

Learn how to adequately prepare for common emergencies and deal with them when they occur.  Gain practical knowledge about accident prevention, running aground, onboard fires, getting lost, towing, and medical emergencies..

Engine Maintenance

Hilton Head Senior Center

2/20/2020

Every skipper needs to understand the fundamentals of gas and diesel engines to perform basic maintenance and diagnose problems under way.  Learn about transmissions, propellers, and steering.  Get the knowledge you need to keep your boat in tiptop shape.

America's Boating Class - March

Hilton Head Senior Center

3/21/2020

March 21

Gain basic boating knowledge to become a more competent boater, enjoy safe boating, and potentially qualify for discounts on boating insurance. 

How to use a Chart

Use the chart to navigate accurately

4/27/2020

Whether you're planning a cruise, going fishing, or traveling to a local marina, knowing how to read and use nautical charts is essential to safe boating.  Charts include must-have information, including bottom contours, hazards, and aids to navigation, to help you travel safely.

Using VHF & VHF/DSC Marine Radio Seminar

Hilton Head Senior Center

5/4/2020

Get familiar with your boat's VHF marine radio in just two hours.  Experienced instructors teach you how to use VHF radio like a pro, including the new digital selective calling (DSC) rescue feature.

Introduction to Navigation

Take 2 hours and learn the basics of navigating our local waters ---- safely.

5/11/2020

Today, electronics have radically changed navigation, but understanding the basics helps you gain confidence in your equipment and your own skills.

In this seminar, you’ll learn practical techniques to plan, navigate, and check your progress on the water. You will develop situational awareness skills using your eyes and navigation tools to quickly point to your position on a chart, and be able to use backup techniques when the electronics become suspect. This seminar will help both captain and crew to navigate safely and comfortably.

Onboard Weather Forecasting

Hilton Head Senior Center

5/18/2020

For boaters, knowing the forecast isn't enough; you need to understand its impact on you and your boat.  Gain the knowledge and confidence to venture out on the water.

Partner in Command Seminar

Hilton Head Senior Center

6/8/2020

Are you a crew member or passenger who has no idea what's going on during a boat trip?  Learn the essential skills you will need to help the skipper safely operate a recreational boat, including how to respond in an emergency.

Tides and Currents

Hilton Head Senior Center

6/15/2020

Are you a crew member or passenger who has no idea what's going on during a boat trip?  Learn the essential skills you will need to help the skipper safely operate a recreational boat, including how to respond in an emergency.

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