Want to take a "road trip" on the water? Gain the confidence and practical skills needed to explore ports and coves for a weekend or weeks at a time. Take Cruising and Cruise Planning and join your fellow boaters for raft-ups and rendezvous up the river, down the bay, along the coast or over the border. Cruising and Cruise Planning is a full course offered by the United States Power Squadrons, America’s Boating Club. This online, self-study version consists of three fully interactive online modules with PDF Handouts.
The three modules in Cruising and Cruise Planning are:
The course also includes an online test, which covers material contained in the online modules. Members of America's Boating Club who take this online course and pass the online exam will get credit for Cruising and Cruise Planning the same as if they had taken the course in a classroom setting. Many boat insurance companies offer savings for America's Boating Club courses.
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This course is required for the Boat Operator Certification level of Advanced Coastal Navigator (ACN).
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