Basic Powerboating Class


This course will include operating a small powerboat in a safe and controlled manner, starting systems, general trouble shooting, down speed, planning turns, low speed turns, landing on a buoy, turning, anchoring, landing, and docking.

two people boating

The book used for this course if the California Course for Safe Boating. You can view an online version of this book here: online textbook. Picking up your book early is recommended but not required.

Course Details

Length: 9 Hours
Minimum Enrollment: 3
Maximum Enrollment: 8
Minimum Age Requirement: 12


Sac State Students: $70
Affiliates: $95
General Public: $105

2021 Power Boating Class Schedule

Section Start Date End Date Days Time
BOAT01 TBA      


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