Powerboat Cruising Conversions

These two day courses are designed for people with previous sailing experience who would like to learn powerboating.

Boat Type Jeanneau NC895

 

Power Conversion 1 (PC1)

Designed to allow US Sailing Bareboat Cruising certification holders to learn how to operate single screw and twin screw powerboats. The class is a two day class with the first day on a 25′ single screw Jeanneau NC 795. The second day is taught on a 30′ twin screw Jeanneau NC 895. The class includes maneuvering in confined quarters and open waters and is the equivalent of the US Powerboating Basic Power Cruising class. Graduates may charter any powerboat in the fleet up to 34′ feet.

Format

  • 2 days on the water
  • Maximum 4 students per class
  • Includes “Start Powerboating Right” textbook

Tuition

Cost: $1300

Certification

US Basic Power Cruising certification is optional. Certification can be achieved by anyone that passes the PC1 class and takes the Basic Power Cruising written exam within 90 days of completing PC1.

Prerequisites

US Sailing Bareboat Cruising Certification

 

Vel37F3

 

Power Conversion 2 (PC2)

Designed to allow graduates of PC1 to learn how to operate larger powerboats. The class is a two day class taught on a 37′ Jeanneau Velasco 37F. The class includes maneuvering in confined quarters and open waters and is the equivalent of the US Powerboating Inshore Power Cruising class. Graduates may charter any powerboat in the fleet up to 37′ feet.

Format

  • 2 days on the water
  • Maximum 4 students per class

Tuition

Cost: $1650

Certification

US Basic Power Cruising certification is optional. Certification can be achieved by anyone that passes the PC2 class and takes the Inshore Power Cruising written exam within 90 days of completing PC2.

Prerequisites

PC1