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Junior Fleet News

Registration Open

Happy New Year! Registration is now Open for our 2016 Summer Boating Programs. Early bird discounts until 3/15. Visit the Junior Fleet section of site or click here for more details.

Now Hiring!

The EYC Junior Fleet is accepting applications for 2016 Summer staff. Click Here for more details. If interested in teaching at EYC please send a resume and 3 references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Eastport Yacht Club is a recognized US Powerboating facility. We will be offering safe powerboating and race committee courses throughout the year. Courses are taught on-site at the Eastport Yacht Club.uspowerboating color new

Available 2016 dates:

  • April 16 - 17 - Safe Power Boat Handling (SPBH)
  • May 21 - 22  - Accelerated SPBH/Rescue Boat (Target audience are Sailing Instructors)
  • June 11 - 12 - SPBH
  • July 16 - 17 - SPBH
  • October 1-2 - SPBH

Courses

Safe Powerboat Handling - 2 days

This is a 2-day 16 hour course. There is a maximum of 8 students per class. Class is open to members and nonmembers ages 11 and up. If under 15 student must be occompanied by a parent or guardian to ensure they are getting the most out of the course. Cost: $285 EYC member, $350 Non EYC members Click here for course description.

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1 Day Courses

Accelerated Safe Powerboat Handling

“Behind the Wheel” & Challenge Test-out This 8- to 12-hour hands-on, on-the-water course is for anyone who has taken a classroom boating course but needs experience to safely operate a small motorboat and improve their boathandling skills. Students will be expected to study the course materials at home to challenge and pass a written exam covering equipment requirements, rules of the road, aids to navigations, preparation, environment regulations, safety and emergencies. This course focuses on hands-on application of all skills, consequently it is NOT approved by the U.S. Coast Guard or the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) as meeting requirements for a state boating safety education certificate. Prerequisites: state boating education certificate recommended Suggested Age: 12–adult (may be affected by state minimum age) Certification(s) Earned: Safe Powerboat Handling certificate. Cost: $145 EYC Member, $185 Non EYC member. Click here for course description.

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Safety and Rescue Boat

This 8-hour hands-on, on-the-water course is for anyone who will be using powerboats to perform safety and rescue functions. It is designed for regatta personnel, marine patrols, police and fire rescue personnel, park rangers, and on-the-water sailing instructors and coaches. Prerequisites: Safe Powerboat Handling certificate & proficient boathandling skills. Suggested Age: 12–adult Certification(s) Earned: Safety and Rescue Boat Handling certificate. Cost: $145 EYC Member, $185 Non EYC member Click here for course description.

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Markset - None scheduled for 2016 at this time.

This 10- to 12-hour hands-on, on-the-water course is for anyone who will be operating a mark-set boat for a race, regatta or event. An operator of a mark-set boat is expected to be able to perform safety, rescue and mark-setting operations. This course is the same as the Safety and Rescue Boat Handling Course, except for the addition of a Mark-Set Boat module. Prerequisites: Safe Powerboat Handling certificate & proficient boathandling skills Suggested Age: 12–adult Certification(s) Earned: Safety and Rescue Boat Handling certificate, Mark-Set Boat Handling. Cost: $145 EYC Member, $185 Non EYC member. Click here for course description.


US Coast Guard & NASBLA Approved

The US Coast Guard and the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) have approved these courses and an increasing number of states have recognized it as meeting their requirements for a state boating safety education certificate. These national and state approvals call for the course to include a total of six to eight hours of classroom sessions covering required education topics.

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Junior Calendar

Mon Mar 07 @ 4:00PM - 07:00PM
High School Sailing Starts
Sat Mar 12 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
HS Varsity Regatta
Sun Mar 20 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
JV HS Regatta - DC Sail
Sat Mar 26 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
HS MIDISA Fleet Race
Sat Apr 09 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
JV Regatta - BCSC
Sun Apr 10 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Varsity HD Regatta - AYC/SSA
Sat Apr 16 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Safe Powerboat Handling Course
Sun May 01 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
HS KI Women's Regatta
Sat May 07 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
JV HS Regatta - SCC
Sat May 21 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Accelerated Safe Powerboat Handling Course