City Island Sail and Power Squadron

The United States Power Squadron’s, America’s Boating Course,
will teach you the fundamentals of safe boating.


The course meets the requirements NYS law that requires all persons between 10 and 18 years old to successfully complete an approved boating safety course in order to operate a motorized boat, and of all personal watercraft (PWC) operators who must take a PWC safety course before
they can operate a PWC on any waters of New York.










The course runs for three Tuesdays: May 7, 14, 21, 2019

You must attend all sessions to receive credit.


7:00 to 9:40 PM

City Island Yacht Club

63 Pilot Street, City Island

Instruction is Free

There is a $45 Fee for the Textbook and Materials

For Additional Information and to Register

Contact: Richard Welch
Email address: cityislandabc@gmail.com

Phone: 347-202-5305

America's Boating Course Flyer

  • Boat Handling & Terminology
  • Boating Regulations
  • Navigational Rules
  • Lines and Knots
  • Emergencies and Adverse Conditions
  • Aids to Navigation
  • Engine Trouble Shooting
  • Fundamentals of Sailing
  • Marine Radio Telephone Usage
  • Trailer Boating

The course is a pre-requisite to membership when you as a MEMBER can build upon these learning's. If you are already a member check out the other squadron courses you can take.





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