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Safety Courses Lessons & Classes

Safety Courses at MBAC

While there is no boating license requirement in California, the safety of your passengers is your responsibility and it is important that you understand the fundamentals of boating safety before skippering a powerboat. This series of seminars, sponsored by the California State Division of Boating and Waterways, is designed to give a skipper the knowledge to confidently take control of your vessel and ensure a safe and fun time on the water. Boating Safety is a critical component of fun on the water. We offer a series of classes that mix classroom instruction with hands on learning to help you become a confident and safe skipper.

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Safety Courses Classes & schedules

POWERBOAT SAFETY SEMINAR-BOATING FUNDAMENTALS

1 class session. In this introduction to boating you will learn about boating terminology, safety, laws, and required equipment. You will also cover boating rules of the road and local Mission Bay regulations.

Rates

Fee SDSU/UCSD Students Fee
$20.00$15.00
Save $$ by purchasing this class as part of a package! See packages below.
View the POWERBOAT SAFETY SEMINAR-BOATING FUNDAMENTALS schedule
POWERBOAT SAFETY SEMINAR-BOATING FUNDAMENTALS SCHEDULE
Class Runs # of Sessions Day(s) Time Enroll Online
4/12/2016-4/12/2016 1 Tu 5:00PM-8:00PM Enroll!
Advanced registration required. Please register online using the Enroll link or call (858) 488-1000 to register by phone.

POWERBOAT SAFETY SEMINAR-NAVIGATION AND WEATHER

1 class session. Topics in this seminar include nautical charts, electronic charting tools, and other boating electronics. You will also learn about basic weather concepts, how to obtain a maritime weather forecast, and how to interpret local weather observations.  

Rates

Fee SDSU/UCSD Students Fee
$20.00$15.00
Save $$ by purchasing this class as part of a package! See packages below.
View the POWERBOAT SAFETY SEMINAR-NAVIGATION AND WEATHER schedule
POWERBOAT SAFETY SEMINAR-NAVIGATION AND WEATHER SCHEDULE
Class Runs # of Sessions Day(s) Time Enroll Online
4/19/2016-4/19/2016 1 Tu 5:00PM-8:00PM Enroll!
Advanced registration required. Please register online using the Enroll link or call (858) 488-1000 to register by phone.

POWERBOAT SAFETY SEMINAR-SEAMANSHIP AND SAFETY

1 class session. Learn seamanship topics including knots, anchoring, and VHF radio use. You will also learn how to respond to emergencies on the water including running aground, capsizing, and having a crewmember fall overboard.  

Rates

Fee SDSU/UCSD Students Fee
$20.00$15.00
Save $$ by purchasing this class as part of a package! See packages below.
View the POWERBOAT SAFETY SEMINAR-SEAMANSHIP AND SAFETY schedule
POWERBOAT SAFETY SEMINAR-SEAMANSHIP AND SAFETY SCHEDULE
Class Runs # of Sessions Day(s) Time Enroll Online
4/26/2016-4/26/2016 1 Tu 5:00PM-8:00PM Enroll!
Advanced registration required. Please register online using the Enroll link or call (858) 488-1000 to register by phone.

POWERBOAT SAFETY SEMINAR-ENGINES AND MAINTENANCE

1 class session. Properly maintaining a boat is an important part of being a boat owner. Learn basic mechanical concepts for inboard and outboard boats while also covering small boat systems, maintenance tips, and motor troubleshooting.

Rates

Fee SDSU/UCSD Students Fee
$20.00$15.00
Save $$ by purchasing this class as part of a package! See packages below.
View the POWERBOAT SAFETY SEMINAR-ENGINES AND MAINTENANCE schedule
POWERBOAT SAFETY SEMINAR-ENGINES AND MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
Class Runs # of Sessions Day(s) Time Enroll Online
5/3/2016-5/3/2016 1 Tu 5:00PM-8:00PM Enroll!
Advanced registration required. Please register online using the Enroll link or call (858) 488-1000 to register by phone.

POWERBOAT SAFETY SEMINAR-TRAILERING

1 class session. There is no need to be nervous about your trailering skills at the boat ramp. Learn the skills necessary to launch and retrieve a boat through hands-on experience. You will also cover trailer safety and basic maintenance. 

Rates

Fee SDSU/UCSD Students Fee
$20.00$15.00
Save $$ by purchasing this class as part of a package! See packages below.
View the POWERBOAT SAFETY SEMINAR-TRAILERING schedule
POWERBOAT SAFETY SEMINAR-TRAILERING SCHEDULE
Class Runs # of Sessions Day(s) Time Enroll Online
5/1/2016-5/1/2016 1 Su 10:00AM-1:00PM Enroll!
Advanced registration required. Please register online using the Enroll link or call (858) 488-1000 to register by phone.

POWERBOAT SAFETY SEMINAR-SMALL BOAT HANDLING

1 class session. Become a safe and competent boater by learning and practicing important small powerboat handling skills including safe powerboat operation, docking, confined-area maneuvering, and high-speed maneuvering. You will spend a majority of this seminar on the water.

Rates

Fee SDSU/UCSD Students Fee
$20.00$15.00
Save $$ by purchasing this class as part of a package! See packages below.
View the POWERBOAT SAFETY SEMINAR-SMALL BOAT HANDLING schedule
POWERBOAT SAFETY SEMINAR-SMALL BOAT HANDLING SCHEDULE
Class Runs # of Sessions Day(s) Time Enroll Online
5/8/2016-5/8/2016 1 Su 10:00AM-1:00PM Enroll!
Advanced registration required. Please register online using the Enroll link or call (858) 488-1000 to register by phone.

SAVE WHEN YOU PACKAGE!

BOATING SAFETY SEMINARS PACKAGE

Includes all boating safety seminars.

$85.00 Package Fee
$70.00 SDSU/UCSD Student Fee