San Diego Sail and Power Squadron

America’s Boating Course ( Friday August 23 – Saturday August 24)

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Date:  Friday, August 23, 2024 – Saturday, August 24, 2024
Time: Friday, 6pm – 8:30pm: Saturday 8:30am – 5pm
Place:  Southwestern Yacht Club – Directions
Cost:  $40 members/$65 nonmembers
Registration:  Registration to be posted HERE
Contact:  Education Officer –

This course is taught Friday night and all day Saturday and includes
safe boating practices and California boating laws.  Passing the test
will qualify you for the California Boater’s Card (required for all 60
years old and younger).

Boat Handling – Seamanship Seminars (Six weeks)

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Date:  Monday, June 3, 2024
Time: 6:00pm – 8pm Monday for six weeks
Place:  Southwestern Yacht Club – Directions
Cost:  Free. Books are $70 (member), $90(non-member)
Registration:  Registration HERE
Contact:  Education Officer –

Learn how to handle your boat in a variety of situations and become the skipper you want to be. Gain confidence in docking, underway, anchoring, and other seamanship skills.

Our new Boat Handling course is intended for newer recreational boaters who have completed a basic boating class (like America’s Boating Course) and want to gain more knowledge, skill, and confidence to boat safely and have more fun in a variety of situations.

San Diego Sail and Power Squadron