Seamanship - Building on the basics taught in the United States Power Squadrons ® Boating Courses, Seamanship is the recommended first course for new members, both powerboaters and sailors. The student learns practical marlinespike, navigation rules, hull design and performance, responsibilities of the skipper, boat care, operating a boat under normal and abnormal conditions, what to do in various emergencies and weather conditions, nautical customs and common courtesy on the water. This course provides and introduction to the USPS® educational program and a strong foundation for the other Advanced Grades courses, and the Elective Courses.
This course is offered to Squadron members only. If you are interested in joining Greensboro Power Squadron please enroll in America's Boating Course®. This course is a prerequisite for anyone desiring membership.
If Guilford County schools are closed due to weather, we will not have class. If you have questons call 336-675-0823
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