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Junior Fleet News

After-school recreational sailing  on Mondays, 3:45 - 6:00 p.m. 4/13 - 5/11. Class is open for students in grades 5-8.  Click here to sign up. Class is limited to 12 students. 

2015 Summer signups now available. The following are FULL: Boat Buddies, Opti Tots Mon, Opti Seaman S1 AM & PM and S2 PM, Opti Mate S1 AM

Get your powerboat certifications! 2015 US Powerboating signups now available. 3 new race committee offerings this Spring including accelerated safe powerboating, rescue boat, and mark-set.

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 2015 dates:

  • May 16-17 - Safe Powerboat Handling
  • June 13-14 - Safe Powerboat Handling
  • July 25 - Rescue Boat
  • July 26 - Mark-Set
  • September 12-13 - Safe Powerboat Handling

Courses

NEW! Race Committee Training - 1 day

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

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.

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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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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 Apr 20 @ 4:00PM - 06:30PM
After School Sailing
Tue Apr 21 @ 4:00PM - 06:30PM
High School Sailing
Sun Apr 26 @ 8:30AM - 04:00PM
US Sailing STEM Training
Sat May 16 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Safe Powerboat Handling Class
Sat Jun 13 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Safe Powerboat Handling Class
Mon Jun 22 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Junior Program Instructor Week
Sun Jun 28 @ 1:00PM - 04:00PM
Adult Sailing - Intermediate
Mon Jun 29 @ 9:00AM - 04:00PM
Junior Sailing Classes
Mon Jun 29 @ 5:30PM - 07:30PM
Opti Tots
Wed Jul 01 @ 6:00PM - 09:00PM
Adult Sailing - Beginner