Textbook includes:

Boating terms and definitions

Required as well as recommended equipment

Responsibilities between vessels

Lateral and non-lateral aids-to-navigation (ATONs)

Rules of the Road

Light and Sound signals Communications Afloat   

Finding your way with NOAA charts, GPS chart plotters and depth finders

Adverse Conditions and Emergencies on the water

Anchoring

Knots and Lines

Personal Water Craft (PWC) operation

Water sports Safety

Government Regulations

Lake Hartwell Sail & Power Squadron - ABC

      The Premier Course for Learning Safe Boating Fundamentals

Our 8-hour certification class is presented at ​Cabelas on Woodruft Road in Greenville, SC.
Class is 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM with frequent comfort breaks and a break for lunch.
Instruction is fast-paced within an informal and fun atmosphere. Our teaching method treats the students as adults and equals.
Local  experienced and certified instructors augment course curriculum with boating lore and factual tidbits
The course is approved by the National Association of Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) and recognized by the United States Coast Guard.
Certificates and wallet cards issued upon successful completion of the proctored exam.