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

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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!

The America's Boating Course meets and exceeds NY State Requirements - Hand-on and Personalized Instruction


For information about our Education Schedule

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America's Boating Course: 5wks course/test

                  Includes BONUS: 2wks Introduction to Piloting   

 Next Classes - Spring 2020

            Syosset HS.....................start date: Wed March    4th

            Roslyn HS.......................start date: Tues March 10th

            Sagamore Yacht Club.....Special 3 day course

                       (pre-registration a must)     April 14th, 20th, 21st

            Hempstead Harbour Club.......April (DBA)

             Kingsborough College............dates: 

            (special 2 day courses)   dates:  Feb   8th /   9th

                                                           dates:  Mar  7th /   8th

                Educational Schedule begins in January - April:

Engine Maintenance - April 1st

Advanced Piloting - February 20th

Boat Handling - May 5th


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


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Electronic Navigation & Instructor Development

All our educational courses were developed with an On the Water component. Oyster Bay and its all volunteer teaching staff is happy to be part of this exciting "new" dimension in boater education.

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


New York State Law requires ALL power boaters to have a               Safe Boating Certificate by January 1st 2025.