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America's Boating Course
Starts: Wed 13 May 2020 @ 1900 EDT
6 sessions, 2 hours 30 mins each
Location: Map

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

This course is no longer accepting online registrations.

Registrations for this course have been suspended.


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

Cdr Tom Geggie, SN


America's Boating Course

This course is no longer accepting online registrations.

Starts: Wed 13 May 2020 @ 1900 EDT
6 sessions, 2 hours 30 mins each

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

Registrations for this course have been suspended.


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

Cdr Tom Geggie, SN

This course is no longer accepting online registrations.

Elective

Cruising and Cruise Planning
Starts: Thu 09 Apr 2020 @ 1900 EDT
9 sessions, 2 hours each
Members: $75, Non-members: $100
Location: Map

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

This course is no longer accepting online registrations.

Registrations for this course have been suspended.


Want to take a "road trip" on the water? Gain the confidence and practical skills needed to explore ports and coves for a weekend or weeks at a time. Take Cruising and Cruise Planning and join your fellow boaters for raft-ups and rendezvous up the river, down the bay, and along the coast.

Topics include:
  • Chartering
  • Cruise Preparation and Planning
  • Boat & Needed Equipment
  • Outside the United States
  • Crew Selection & Provisions
  • Voyage Management & Navigation
  • Weather & Emergencies
Instructors:

Cdr Tom Geggie, SN
Lt/C Shirley Geggie, AP


Cruising and Cruise Planning

This course is no longer accepting online registrations.

Starts: Thu 09 Apr 2020 @ 1900 EDT
9 sessions, 2 hours each
Members: $75, Non-members: $100

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

Registrations for this course have been suspended.


Want to take a "road trip" on the water? Gain the confidence and practical skills needed to explore ports and coves for a weekend or weeks at a time. Take Cruising and Cruise Planning and join your fellow boaters for raft-ups and rendezvous up the river, down the bay, and along the coast.

Topics include:
  • Chartering
  • Cruise Preparation and Planning
  • Boat & Needed Equipment
  • Outside the United States
  • Crew Selection & Provisions
  • Voyage Management & Navigation
  • Weather & Emergencies
Instructors:

Cdr Tom Geggie, SN
Lt/C Shirley Geggie, AP

This course is no longer accepting online registrations.