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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!

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

Due the Coronavirus Pandemic

all county facilities are closed.


New Virtual Classroom begins August 2020







America's Boating Course: 5wks course/test

                  Includes BONUS: 2wks Introduction to Piloting 

                   Special On-Line at Home Classroom 

 Educational Schedule will be in accordance with NY State and USPS/America's Boating Club Guidelines

Contact us directly to learn more about our

Home Study  Classroom


    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.  Our instructors are even available to teach at your location...Call Thomas to learn more about setting-up a class near you.

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

For more information                                               Call Thomas - Pre-Registration is required. Zoom / GotoMeeting Venues

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