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.
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.
The America's Boating Course meets and exceeds NY State Requirements - Hand-on and Personalized Instruction
Virtual Classroom - approved by NY State
a great way to obtain your
Safe Boating Certificate
America's Boating Course: 5wks course/test
Includes BONUS: 2wks Introduction to Piloting
Special - Personalized - On-Line at Home Classroom
Boat Handling Course: 7wks course/test
per COVID restrictions / Special On-Line at Home Classroom
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
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.
Email or Call (Text) Thomas today to Register and learn more about our courses and seminars