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Discover Boating Hands On Skills Training - Victoria Inner Harbour Boat Show 201...
Victoria, British Columbia
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Discover Boating Hands On Skills Training - Victoria Inner Harbour Boat Show 2015
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Sunday, May 03, 2015
Victoria Inner Harbour Boat Show
Victoria Inner Harbour
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Discover Boating Hands-on Skills Training clinics at the Victoria Inner Harbour Boat Show, April 30 – May 3, 2015. Delivered in partnership with professional trainers who have been educated in the Discover Boating Hands-On Skills Training program, our aim is to make boating more accessible, safe and enjoyable!
There's something for everyone — from absolute beginners to seasoned skippers! You'll learn from experts: All sessions are taught by skilled on-water trainers.
Each event is 60 minutes long and registration is free. Participation is limited to four persons per boat. These effective learning events will help develop skills that will last a lifetime and add significantly to your boating safety and enjoyment. Please note that lessons will be offered on a powerboat.
Please note that to participate you must already have your Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC).
To confirm your registration, please be sure to arrive 15 minutes ahead of scheduled start time, and check in with the onsite Discover Boating registration desk.
We look forward to seeing you on the water!
Fundamentals of Close Quarters Boat Handling
Hone your docking skills and practice close quarters manoeuvring with a professional instructor. Learn the fundamentals of boat control in confined spaces including how to confidently manoeuvre close to other boats, piers, docks and fixed objects. Participants will also learn how to turn around in tight spaces, back down a narrow channel in a straight line and other important docking and manoeuvring skills. It’s designed for all boaters who wish to increase both competence and confidence in docking situations.
Advanced Close Quarters Maneuvering
The ability to confidently manoeuvre a boat in tight spaces is the hallmark of competent skipper. This hands-on session covers advanced, precision boat control and docking techniques used by professional captains including how dock and depart confidently using spring lines and more. This event is ideal for experienced boaters as well as those who are thinking about moving up in boat size or class. *This Clinic is only for those participants 18 and older.
Remember: These courses have limited spaces available during the show, so be sure to register in advance to book your space. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis; and at no charge, we expect spaces to fill up quickly!
DISCOVER BOATING PUTS YOU AT THE HELM
For more information on how to launch your boating life, visit www.DiscoverBoating.ca
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