Youth Program

No previous experience is required!

This 16-hour, 2-day combined classroom and practical on-the-water course is for 12 to 17 year-olds who want to safely learn to operate a motor boat.

On-the-Water Sessions

  • Engine & electrical systems

  • Starting procedures

  • Docking

  • Leaving & returning to a slip

  • Close-quarters maneuvers

  • Steering a range

  • Proceeding to a destination

  • Person in Water rescue

  • Anchoring


Classroom Sessions

  • Safety, preparation & weather

  • Maneuvering concepts

  • Registration & capacities

  • Equipment requirements

  • Preparation & fueling procedures

  • Navigation rules of the road

  • Aids to navigation

  • Environment regulations



  • None, no experience necessary!


Certification(s) Earned

  • State Boating Education Card



On-Water Training (Private)

Private skill development coaching aboard the owner’s boat. Our captains can help you with:

  • Twin Screw Power Skills:

  • Joy Stick Maneuvering Skills:

  • Single Screw with Bow Thruster

  • Docking

  • Customized Training

* Private one-on-one skill development coaching aboard owners boat. Session fees based on three hours of underway time and include the instructor.



Public Safety Training




Contact Us:

24 Allatoona Landing Road SE

Cartersville, GA 30121 


Tel: 770-881-1123


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