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Powerboating School & Instruction

US POWERBOATING Certification System – Standardized Guidelines For Powerboating Instruction and Training.
US POWERBOATING was created using the same high standards as the time proven US SAILING program. Expert instructors and skilled captains from around the country contributed to the completion of this well-rounded program to teach you how to safely, competently and confidently skipper recreational cruising poweryachts. In addition to the US POWERBOATING curriculum, Club Nautique has included an extra course to round off your boating experience.

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Basic Powerboat Cruising Certification
Start powerboating right! Learn the skills that you’ll need to be a safe, competent skipper
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Cost: $1,000
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Inshore Powerboat Cruising Certification

Step it up a notch and start to cruise on larger boats for longer periods of time.
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Cost: $1,800
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Power Conversion Single (optional)*
A class designed by Club Nautique to qualify US Sailing BBC certification holders for charter of single screw powerboats.
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Power Conversion Twin (optional)*
A class designed by Club Nautique to help allow US Sailing Bareboat and US Powerboating IPC certification holders access to twin engine vessels
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Velasco 37F Orientation (optional)*
For those who took the now legacy Twin Screw Power Cruising course. Allows charter of the beautiful 2016 Jeanneau Velasco 37F.
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Coastal Navigation Certification
Learn the art of coastal navigation. Includes dead reckoning techniques, chart reading, position determination (fix), and much more. Great prep course to “finding your way” out on the water, extending day trips, and visiting new locations.
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Cost: $600
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Coastal Powerboat Cruising Certification
Taught along the Central California Coast, this program qualifies graduates to skipper club boats in the ocean and to skipper in the most challenging vacation destinations worldwide
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Cost: $2,500
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Celestial Navigation (optional)
A valuable type of navigation particularly for those preparing for the OFFSHORE PASSAGE MAKING. Hands-on training in the use of the sextant to fix your location far out of sight of land.
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Cost: $750
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*THESE CLASSES ARE NOT US POWERBOATING COURSES.