Classes Offered By ASPS
America’s Boating Course (ABC)
America’s Boating Course is our basic boater safety program and is offered in two formats–an intensive all day class, or on consecutive Monday nights. Following the final section, the closed-book exam, required for NASBLA certification will be offered. The next America’s Boating Course will be held Saturday August 10 from 8:30-5:00 at Army Corps of Engineers’ Lanier Project Management office, 1050 Buford Dam Road, Buford, GA 30518 (view map). For more details, see our America’s Boating Course page or email BoatSmart@usps-atlanta.org.
Advanced Boating Courses
When: 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Location: Heiskell School, 3260 Northside Drive NW, Atlanta, GA 30305
Piloting – Monday evenings – Begins January 28, 2013 ($85 Member | $170 Nonmember)
This course covers the basics of inland and coastal navigation. Learn to keep track of your position and how to plot a course to your destination. Topics include charts and their use, aids to navigation, mariner’s compass, variation and deviation, bearings, dead reckoning, and developing skill at plotting and labeling. Learn More/Sign Up
Marine Communication Systems – Monday evenings – Begins February 4, 2013 ($35 Member | $70 Nonmember)
This course covers Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS), FCC Rules and regulations, High Seas radio (MF/HF and satellite communications) Family Radio Service transceivers. The course also covers troubleshooting of radio installations. Learn More/Sign Up
To register, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or submit the form on the course detail pages.