Hands-On Training Courses

Hands-On Courses
Classroom and hands-on courses vary in length and cost, depending on the course provider. Classes offer students the chance to take a certified boater safety course, while interacting with an instructor who is an experienced boater. The on-the-water boat handling skills are designed to make you comfortable, knowledgeable, and safe. The following organizations offer boating education classroom with hands-on training.

Adventures in Boating-Washington with Hands-On Training
Courses are eight hours of classroom instruction and a varying number of hours for on-the-water boat handling skills training. Courses are scheduled by appointment only. Course fees vary. For information about Adventures in Boating-Washington with Hands-On Training, e-mail or call 503-887-0899.

Windworks Sailing and Powerboating Center Training
Courses are 16 hours, with eight hours of classroom instruction and eight hours of on-the-water boat handling skills training. Courses are scheduled by appointment only. Course fees vary. For information visit Windworks Sailing and Powerboating Center or call 206-784-9386.