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America's Boating Course
Starts: Wed 08 May 2019 @ 1900 EDT
5 sessions, 2 hours 30 mins each
Members: $15, Non-members: $20
Location: Map

Great Lakes Yacht Club
23900 Jefferson Ave
St Clair Shores, MI 48080

America's Boating Course provides you with basic boating knowledge to decide what type and size boat you need, what to do when meeting another boat in a crowded waterway, and how to recognize and handle hazards.

Many boat insurance companies will offer discounts on boating insurance to boaters who successfully complete America's Boating Course. This course also provides a sound basis for continuing your recreational boating education.

As a courtesy, GLYC members receive our member rate.

Topics include:
  • Types of boats and their uses
  • Boating laws – federal and state
  • Safety equipment – required and recommended
  • Finding your way
  • Dealing with adverse conditions
  • Communications
  • Trailering, knots and lines, and water sports
  • Introduction to electronic navigation using paper charts and chartplotters
Instructor:

P/C Tom Geggie, SN


America's Boating Course
Starts: Wed 08 May 2019 @ 1900 EDT
5 sessions, 2 hours 30 mins each
Members: $15, Non-members: $20

Great Lakes Yacht Club
23900 Jefferson Ave
St Clair Shores, MI 48080

America's Boating Course provides you with basic boating knowledge to decide what type and size boat you need, what to do when meeting another boat in a crowded waterway, and how to recognize and handle hazards.

Many boat insurance companies will offer discounts on boating insurance to boaters who successfully complete America's Boating Course. This course also provides a sound basis for continuing your recreational boating education.

As a courtesy, GLYC members receive our member rate.

Topics include:
  • Types of boats and their uses
  • Boating laws – federal and state
  • Safety equipment – required and recommended
  • Finding your way
  • Dealing with adverse conditions
  • Communications
  • Trailering, knots and lines, and water sports
  • Introduction to electronic navigation using paper charts and chartplotters
Instructor:

P/C Tom Geggie, SN

This course is no longer accepting online registrations.

Elective

Weather
Starts: Thu 09 May 2019 @ 1900 EDT
8 sessions, 2 hours 30 mins each
Members: $75, Non-members: $100
Location: Map

Bloomfield Hills City Hall
45 E Long Lake Road
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

The safety and comfort of those who venture out on the water have always been weather dependent. In this course students will become keener observers of the weather, but weather observations only have meaning in the context of the basic principles of meteorology — the science of the atmosphere. The course focuses on how weather systems form, behave, move, and interact with one another and reflects the availability of all sorts of weather reports and forecasts on the Internet.

There will be no class on May 23.

Topics include:
  • Effects of Heat and Cold
  • Wind and Pressure
  • Storms & Fronts
  • Rain, Humidity, Fog
  • Hydrological Cycles
  • Thunderstorms and Tornados
  • Tropical Weather
  • Weather Data Analysis
Instructor:

P/C Robert Blau, SN


Weather
Starts: Thu 09 May 2019 @ 1900 EDT
8 sessions, 2 hours 30 mins each
Members: $75, Non-members: $100

Bloomfield Hills City Hall
45 E Long Lake Road
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

The safety and comfort of those who venture out on the water have always been weather dependent. In this course students will become keener observers of the weather, but weather observations only have meaning in the context of the basic principles of meteorology — the science of the atmosphere. The course focuses on how weather systems form, behave, move, and interact with one another and reflects the availability of all sorts of weather reports and forecasts on the Internet.

There will be no class on May 23.

Topics include:
  • Effects of Heat and Cold
  • Wind and Pressure
  • Storms & Fronts
  • Rain, Humidity, Fog
  • Hydrological Cycles
  • Thunderstorms and Tornados
  • Tropical Weather
  • Weather Data Analysis
Instructor:

P/C Robert Blau, SN

This course is no longer accepting online registrations.