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Depart from & Return to Dock and/or Slip

Purpose-Value: Practice and develop the boathandling skills of leaving and returning to a dock and/or slip. Setting Up the Drill: Equipment: powerboats rigged with bow, stern and spring lines, and…

Backing Slalom

Purpose-Value: Practice and develop the boathandling skill of controlling the boat when backing. A skill used to back into a marina or slip, departing from a dock, or to avoid…

e-Teaching Fundamentals

Teaching Fundamentals Welcome to the online site for Teaching Fundamentals (TF), which is part of your homework assignment for the Powerboat Instructor Course. The purpose of Teaching Fundamentals is to…

Inshore Powerboat Cruising

This 15+-hour hands-on, on-the-water training course is for anyone who wants to safely operate and navigate a cruising powerboat on a cruise of multiple days within sight of land. Students…

Night Operations Endorsement

To responsibly operate a cruising powerboat at night within sight of land. Equipment It is required that Night Operation Endorsement courses and examinations be conducted on cruising powerboats with adequate…

Powerboat Instructor Candidates

Review Questions And Materials Please utilize the questions below to help you prepare for your course. Safe Powerboat Handling Instructor Safe Powerboat Handling Instructor Materials Safety & Rescue Boat Handling…

Course Providers

Find a Course Provider Near You Course Providers are businesses that offer US Powerboating’s training and education courses. Many Course Providers will list their course dates and availability either on…

Steer a Compass Course

Purpose-Value: Practice and develop the skill of steering on a compass course for at least 100 yards. Setting Up the Drill: Equipment: compass Individual compass course assignments are prepared for…

Depart from a Dock and/or Slip

Purpose-Value: Practice and develop the boat handling skills of leaving from a dock and/or slip. Setting Up the Drill: Equipment: powerboats tied to a dock or slip rigged with bow,…

Become a Powerboat School

What is a Powerboat School? Powerboat Schools support the mission of US Powerboating by providing recreational boaters of all skill levels with access to hands-on, on-the-water training and education courses….