America's Boating Course 3rd versionAmerica's Boating Course (ABC) 

Learn the fundamentals of safe boat handling and operation plus basic piloting in this 6 week comprehensive classroom course. This newly revised course will give you the basics of line throwing, knot tying, boat handling, anchoring, navigation rules and aids, emergencies on the water and more.  

Topics include:

  • Required Safety Equipment
  • Navigation Rules & Aids
  • Finding Your Way
  • Marlinspike (knots!)
  • Registration & Ohio Department of Watercraft Regulations
  • Trailering
  • Anchoring
  • Communications Afloat
  • Lights and Sound signals