Furthering the enjoyment of boating!

The Eastpuspowerboating color newort 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.

Available 2017 dates:

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  • April 22-23 - Safe Powerboat Handling - FULL
  • May 20 - Accelerated SPH
  • May 21 -  Rescue Boat
  • June 10 -  Accelerated SPH
  • August 21-24, 9AM to 1PM - Safe Powerboat Handling for Juniors - Ages 12-16
  • September 9-10 - Safe Powerboat Handling

Courses

Safe Powerboat Handling - 2 Days (or 4 Day Camp)

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 12 and up. If under 15 recommend a parent or guardian attend to ensure student is getting the most out of the course. Cost: $295 EYC member, $360 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  Suggested Age: 12–adult (may be affected by state minimum age). If under 15 recommend a parent or guardian attend to ensure student is getting the most out of the course. 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: 15–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

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: 15–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.

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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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2017 Jr. Fleet Calendar

Tue Apr 25 @ 3:30PM - 07:00PM
High School Sailing
Sat May 13 @ 2:00PM - 04:00PM
Member Waterfront Access Open House
Mon May 15 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
High School Sailing- Team Dinner ( Dining Room)
Sat May 20 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
US Powerboating Class
Sat Jun 10 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
US Powerboating Class
Mon Jun 12 @ 1:00PM - 04:30PM
Pre-Season Class (Private)