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Practical On The Water Training for boaters:
This is an eight hour seminar with the perfect combination of classroom training and hands-on On-The-Water training. It provides an explanation of how your boat handles and why. Video clips let you visualize the maneuvers prior to your experiencing them on the water. It covers use of lines, departing the dock, operating in a fairway, pivoting, mooring, backing, docking, steering – slalom, holding course – range, and a quick stop.
Each student receives a copy of Powerboat Handling Illustrated, a DVD, a Student Manual, and a certificate acknowledging his/her training.
Class 1 Sunday May 19 10:00am-5:30pm Lake Minnetonka Area (TBD)
Class 2 Monday and Wednesday, June 17 and 19 Monday 6:30-9:00pm and Wednesday 5:30-9:00pm Lake Minnetonka Area (TBD)
Questions: LT John Raby AP-IN (952) 470-6266
To Register, you may visit http://www.usps.org/e_stuff/seminars/potw.htm Click Locate a Seminar near you.
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The Minnetonka Power Squadron will hold two open-to-the-public sessions of the United States Power Squadrons ABC Safe Boating Course. The dates are:
March 18 – April 15, 2013
· 5 Monday nights; 7:00-9:00 p.m.
May 7 – June 4, 2013
· 5 Tuesday nights; 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Location: Peace Presbyterian Church, 7624 Cedar Lake Rd, St. Louis Park, MN 55426
Register and pay at the below URL or for more information call (612) 568-2628. The course is offered for free with on fee payment online of $57.50 for materials.
Register for the Class Here! Enter the desired session (March or May) under “RSVP Info” field at checkout.
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|September 24, 2012|
|September 25, 2012|
On-the-Water Training – A New and Unique Program
Developed under a grant from the U. S. Coast Guard, our Practical On-the-Water Training breaks new ground by providing high quality, affordable training for those who want to develop or improve their boat handling skills.
Whether you are brand new to boating, or have previous boating experience, this training can provide a number of benefits:
• Learn the right techniques from the start!
• Improve your current boating skills!
• Learn proper safety techniques!
• Develop your confidence at the helm!
• Get more out of your boating investment!
• Have more fun!
This program is an 8-hour seminar, it will include 4 hours of classroom training and 4 hours of training and practice behind the wheel of a boat. We recommend that you first complete a boating safety class, but previous on-the-water experience is not required. The cost of this class is $199. The price of the course covers the cost of materials, operations, and facilities. Instruction is provided free as a public service. Students may take classes at any participating location. The boats and training facilities are provided through our local member squadrons. Boats are all well-maintained and have passed safety inspection.
What You Will Learn
Skills covered in the training:
- Basic boat controls and operation
- Low-speed maneuvering
- High-speed maneuvering
- Emergency maneuvers
- Avoiding collisions
- Line handling and knot tying
- … And much, much more!
Three different locations / Squadrons are offered:
- Lake Pepin / Hiawatha Valley Squadron
- St. Croix River / St. Paul Squadron
- Lake Minnetonka / Minnetonka Squadron
Minnetonka Class Room Training:
- September 18th 6-10pm @ Peace Church, St. Louis Park, MN
Minnetonka On-The-Water Sessions:
- September 24th 9am-1pm – Lake Minnetonka
- September 24th 5-7pm – Lake Minnetonka
- September 25th 5-7pm – Lake Minnetonka
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The Minnetonka Power Squadron will hold two public boating course sessions in 2012. These are five-week sessions that begin at 7 PM and are held at Peace Church in St. Louis Park, MN. Materials are priced at $57.50 and may be purchased on our website by clicking HERE!. Questions about the classes may be directed to the Squadron’s Education Officer: email@example.com.
Details are below:
AMERICA’S BOATING COURSE (8 hr) Starting 03/16/12
This is an 8 hour (five sessions) classroom course which covers the following subjects:
- Boating terms and types of boats
- Required Safety Equipment
- Going Boating
- Navigation Rules
- Navigation Aids
- Lights and Sound Signals
- Government regulations
- State and Local Regulations
- Adverse Conditions and Emergencies
- Communications Afloat
- Water Sports Safety
- PWC Operation
- Knots and Lines
- Introduction to Digital Charts
Classes are held from 7 pM to 9 PM on the appointed evenings.
Peace Presbyterian Church
7624 Cedar Lake Road
St. Louis Park, MN 55426
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Starting on Monday, January 24, 2011 and running seven consecutive weeks, this course is the ultimate in introductory safety classes covering a wide range of topics.
Contact our Squadron’s education officer to learn more and sign-up (firstname.lastname@example.org)!
You may pay your class fees online at our Squadron Store, found HERE! (Please note in the RSVP section of the purchase form, your selected class date).