US Powerboating and Partners to Exhibit at 2015 Newport International Boat Show

NEWPORT, RI (September 2, 2015) – US Powerboating and partner Confident Captain/Ocean Pros will be exhibiting at the 2015 Newport International Boat Show September 17-20 in Newport, Rhode Island. US Powerboating’s booth space, located in Tent A at the Newport Yachting Center Marina, will showcase the wide array of course offerings and educational materials that form the backbone of their on-the-water training programs. US Powerboating’s friendly and knowledgeable staff members will be on hand to help answer questions and connect show goers with local course providers.

Confident Captain/Ocean Pros, a partner and US Powerboating-approved Powerboat Training Center will be hosting their At-the-Helm education programs during all four days of the show. At-the-Helm offers innovative training for boaters of all experience levels. Taught by Professional U.S. Coast Guard-licensed and US Powerboating Certified Powerboat Instructors, At-the-Helm programs empower participants with the skills and confidence they need to get the most out of their boating experience. At-the-Helm features curriculum and skills from US Powerboating’s Safe Powerboat Handling courses.


At-the-Helm is open to all boat show attendees. Registration for 90-minute and three-hour sessions is now available online.


US Powerboating’s booth will be located at the Newport Yachting Center Marina – Tent A, booth 39.


About US Powerboating

US Powerboating offers the nation’s best and most comprehensive on-the-water training programs for recreational boaters. Our hands-on courses taught by Certified Powerboat Instructors empower students with the skills and confidence they need to get more out of their boating experience and become safer powerboat operators. US Powerboating’s courses are offered through approved schools, community programs, clubs and marinas.

US Powerboating is an affiliate of US Sailing, the National Governing Body for the sport of sailing in the United States.

About Confident Captain
Captain Kent Dresser, President and Founder of Confident Captain / Ocean Pros, began “At the Helm” more than a decade ago when he noticed too many boats sitting at the docks and not enough owners out on the water. Since then, “At the Helm” has helped hundreds of people learn the skills to handle their boats like the pros.


Confident Captain / At the Helm gives you VIP status at the 2015 Newport International Boat Show!

Register for any course and receive:

  • A chance to win a $150 gift certificate to one of Newport Restaurant Group’s eight award-winning restaurants located throughout Rhode Island.
  • Receive discounted rates for future At the Helm training courses on your own boat with Confident Captain / Ocean Pros.