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Videos can be effective way to learn about important boating techniques. 

Take a look at these short videos. If you need more information, contact us...we're here to help.

Visual Distress Signals

This new video shows boaters the importance of Visual Distress Signals and the approved visual distress signals approved by the U.S.Coast Guard 

Viewers will also learn about different types of visual distress signals. Also featured are tips for safely transporting and storing them aboard boats.

Learn more by clicking     HERE!

ABC - Steering Basics

Learn how to maintain directional control at minimum speed keeping your boat on a predetermined course for at least five boat lengths, employing a 360-degree lookout with visual checks to identify potential hazards.

Learn more by clicking     HERE!

New York State Law requires ALL power boater operators must obtain a Safe Boating Certificate by January 1st 2025.  


Pre-Registration is required.
Zoom Venues

The America's Boating Course meets and exceeds NY State Requirements with Personalized Instructions
Blended: Virtual & Classroom - Registration
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America's Boating Course (Basic Boating)
5 wks includes proctored exam
Bonus: 2 wks free Introduction to Piloting


Special On-Line Home Classroom
Basic Course:
7 wks with a proctored exam
may includes Blended Lessons
Virtual Classroom
In-Person when available

Member & Non-Member Pricing
Limited Zoom Seating Available

Virtual Teachers and Classes are ready...


All Classes are scheduled from 7:30PM to 9:30PM


​​​The America's Boating Course meets and exceeds NY State and USPS/America's Boating Club Guidelines

​​​​    All students must Pre-Register for all courses and seminars to                               ensure sufficient supplies are available. 


All educational courses were developed with an On the Water component which are suspended due to the pandemic. 

Oyster Bay and its all volunteer teaching staff will be happy to be part of this exciting "new" dimension in boater education and will welcome the time  when we can boat together, again.

   Our certified volunteer instructors teach in various locations within the Town of Oyster Bay and Virtually.

Our instructors are even available to teach at your location.

Call Thomas to learn more about setting-up a class near you.

Email or Call (Text) Thomas today to Register and learn more about our courses and seminars

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