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Tow Alongside

Purpose-Value: Practice and develop the boat handling skill of towing a disabled boat or a sailboat alongside and docking it. Setting Up the Drill: Equipment: bow, stern, and spring lines;…

Accelerated Safe Powerboat Handling

Course Description This 8-12 hour hands-on, on-the-water course is for anyone who has taken a classroom boating course but needs experience to safely operate a small motorboat and improve…

Constant Bearing/Collision Avoidance

Purpose-Value: Practice and develop the skill of using a constant bearing to determine the risk of a collision and then take action to avoid a collision with the stand-on boat…

Mark Set Boat Handling

Course Description This 10- to 12-hour hands-on, on-the-water course is for anyone who will be operating a mark-set boat for a race, regatta or event. An operator of a mark-set…

Bourne Community Boating

The Bourne Community Boating (BCB) program is designed to be a community-based program for all; focusing on many aspects of boating and marine education. Our Mission: To provide an opportunity…

Formation

Purpose-Value: Controls moving a group of boats efficiently from one place to another by keeping them in a controlled formation. Practice and develop the boat handling skills of turning and…

Centerboard Push

Purpose-Value: Practice and develop the rescue skill of approaching and righting a capsized sailboat, using the Centerboard Push method. Setting Up the Drill: Equipment: sailboat with flotation at top of…

“Rubber” Docking

Purpose-Value: Practice and develop the boat handling skills of leaving and returning to a dock on both sides of a boat. Setting Up the Drill: Equipment: 4 to 6 buoys…

Dick Allsopp’s Slowest Powerboat Race

This race is named in honor of Dick Allsopp, the “Godfather” of US Powerboating NOTICE OF RACE Friday, February 7, 2020 Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa, San Diego,…

Approach/Depart a Buoy/Mooring

Approach/Depart a Buoy/Mooring Purpose-Value: Practice and develop the boathandling skill of approaching and departing from a buoy as if it were a mooring buoy. Setting Up the Drill: Equipment: 4…