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April 2019

Safety and Rescue Course

April 27
SUNY Maritime College, 6 Pennyfield Avenue
Throggs Neck, NY, NY 10465 United States
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$250

Recommended for sailing instructors, coaches and regatta personnel, this 1-day on-the-water course is for anyone who will be using powerboats to perform safety and rescue functions. Successful completion earns US Powerboating Safety and Rescue certification. The pre-requisite for this course is US Powerboating Safe Powerboat Handling certification.

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Charts, Navigation and GPS Course

April 27 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 24-3 Training Center, 1 Helwig Street
Milford, CT 06460 United States
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$60

Presented by U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 24-3 in Milford, Connecticut, this course ties together electronic navigation and the method of plotting a course on a paper chart. Instructions on basic satellite navigation (GPS) and its functions are presented, as well as pros and cons of relying on electronic navigation devices. Students will be instructed how to interpret and use information printed on charts as well as chart a course using that information and navigation tools. For advanced registration prior…

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Connecticut Safe Boating Course

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Landfall Marine Training Center, 151 Harvard Avenue
Stamford, Connecticut 06902 United States
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$90

Approved by NASBLA, CT DEEP and recognized by the USCG, this course exceeds the minimum requirements for the certification to operate a boat in the State of Connecticut, and includes Personal Watercraft and Water Skiing endorsement. Receive a 10% discount toward your next Landfall purchase, upon course completion.  Restrictions apply.

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US Powerboating Safety and Rescue Instructor Course

April 28
SUNY Maritime College, 6 Pennyfield Avenue
Throggs Neck, NY, NY 10465 United States
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TBD

Become a US Powerboating Instructor! Completion of this 3-day instructor level course earns certification that allows you to train your own staff and teach your own courses. The pre-requisite for this course is US Powerboating Powerboat Instructor certification.

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May 2019

Connecticut Safe Boating Course

May 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Landfall Marine Training Center, 151 Harvard Avenue
Stamford, Connecticut 06902 United States
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$90

Approved by NASBLA, CT DEEP and recognized by the USCG, this course exceeds the minimum requirements for the certification to operate a boat in the State of Connecticut, and includes Personal Watercraft and Water Skiing endorsement. Receive a 10% discount toward your next Landfall purchase, upon course completion.  Restrictions apply.

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Launch Tender Package Course

May 5 - May 6
SUNY Maritime College, 6 Pennyfield Avenue
Throggs Neck, NY, NY 10465 United States
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$350

Recommended for those seeking a U.S. Coast Guard License, this 2-day combination course includes hands-on training supplemented by classroom sessions. Certifications earned include a New York State Safe Boating Certificate, US Powerboating Safe Powerboat Handling, and a SUNY Maritime College Launch Tender certificate in lieu of USCG exam to apply for a Limited Masters or Limited OUPV License.

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Mudhead Spring Seminar: An Evening with Yacht Designer Vlad Murnikov

May 8 @ 5:55 pm - 9:00 pm
Shennecossett Yacht Club, 1010 Shennecossett Road
Groton, CT 06340 United States
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This Mystic River Mudhead Sailing Association event is an opportunity to hear a truly unique story that began in the mid-1980s with the Soviet Union in disarray.  Gorbachev was speaking of Perestroika, but no one knew where that would lead.  Vlad Murnikov, a Russian architect with a penchant for yacht design, began talking to friends about the 1989 -’90 Whitbread Round the World Race.  The Soviet Union had never participated, but change was in the air. In two short years,…

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Safe Powerboat Handling Course

May 11 - May 12
SUNY Maritime College, 6 Pennyfield Avenue
Throggs Neck, NY, NY 10465 United States
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$300

Strongly recommended first level of training for all powerboat drivers, this 2-day combination course includes hands-on training supplemented by classroom sessions. Certifications earned include a New York State Safe Boating Certificate and US Powerboating Safe Powerboat Handling.

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CT Safe Boating Course

May 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fairfield Police Department Training Room, 100 Reef Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
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$50

This one-day course, offered by the Penfield Sail and Power Squadron with instruction provided by certified volunteer instructors, covers the Boating Basics including Required Safety Equipment, Navigation Rules, Federal, State & Local Rules, Safe Towing (water skiing & tubing), Personal Watercraft Rules & Regulations, plus much more. A licensing exam will be administered after class, and a passing grade on qualifies you for a CT Safe Boating Certificate (including PWC/Jet Ski certificate & Water Ski Endorsement). Registration must be made…

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Hands-On Safety at Sea Seminar

May 18
SUNY Maritime College, 6 Pennyfield Avenue
Throggs Neck, NY, NY 10465 United States
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Presented by the Storm Trysail Foundation, this US Sailing-sanctioned seminar will follow an interactive curriculum where attendees fire distress flares, put out fires, learn damage control, set storm sails, and rescue a man overboard, and more. Open to racers and cruisers and sail- and powerboaters, it offers two instructional tracks: Level 100 for new participants and Level 200 available only to sailors who’ve completed a Level 100 Seminar. For more information and to register, visit stormtrysailfoundation.org.

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