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Many On the Water classes are now available!

Call your Member Rep for details:

For Alameda call Josh at 510-865-4700    

For Sausalito call Dan at 415-332-8001

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 power yachts. 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: $2,750
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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: $3,500
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Power Conversion Courses

Power Conversion 1

A class designed by Club Nautique to qualify US Sailing Bareboat certification holders for charter of powerboats up to ’34.

 Power Conversion 2

A class designed by Club Nautique to qualify Power Conversion 1 grads for charter of our largest powerboats up to ’37.

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Advanced Power & Navigation

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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