Raleigh, N.C. – During these uncertain times, the United States Power Squadrons® – America’s Boating Club® has provided a way for recreational boaters to make use of their time, while improving their skills for a safer and more enjoyable boating experience.
The organization now offers an online boating safety course that allows students to proceed at their own pace. America’s Boating Course® 3rd Edition, is available online in English and Spanish. They also offer a number of online seminars such as AIS Electronics for Boaters; How to Use Your GPS; Planning Your Cruise; Weather for Boaters; All About Marine Radio; Rivers, Locks and Lakes; Crew at the Helm; Hurricane Preparation and much more.
“During this global pandemic, the safest place for you and your loved ones is home,” said Mary Paige Abbott, chief commander, United States Power Squadrons – America’s Boating Club. “While you’re there, we would like to offer you, your family and friends a way to occupy yourselves – by brushing up on your skills for the boating season. Whether beginner, intermediate or advanced, there are classes to enhance your boating knowledge that also fit your schedule.”
For more than 100 years, the United States Power Squadrons – America’s Boating Club has provided unsurpassed boating safety education in the classroom and on the water. The organization is comprised of over 23,000 individuals and families in 340 local squadrons who contribute to their communities by promoting safe boating through education. Additionally, America’s Boating Club provides a great deal of member benefits for those that join, such as discounts on boating products, insurance, and travel and lodging, to name a few.
To learn more about America’s Boating Club, please visit americasboatingclub.org. To learn more about its online courses and seminars, please visit americasboatingclub.org/learn.
America’s Boating Club and America’s Boating Course are registered trademarks of the United States Power Squadrons.