Do you want to be confident on the water?
Not sure where to begin?
Boater U offers courses for new and experience boaters.
Your friends at Boater U have designed boating classes specifically for the beginning boater. Even if you have never set foot on a boat, we can take you from a complete novice to a competent operator.
Upon completion of our Boater 101 and Boater 102 courses, you will have the confidence you need to take out a boat on your own as a real boater! What are you waiting for?
Step 1: Gain Knowledge
BOATER 101 – Boating Skills & Seamanship
This “Shore School” course will provide a beginning boater with a thorough overview of boating including boat handling, navigation, weather, communications and much more.
Step 2: Get out on the Water.
BOATER 102 – On The Water Boat Control Course
This on the water training course will teach all the basic skills of power boat operations. Topics include maneuvering & docking, open water operations, handling in high winds. You must hold a California Boaters Card to take this course.