Folsom Powerboat Clinic


This class is for those wishing to learn the art of handling a recreational “ski” boat.  Emphasis is placed on the skill of driving a powerboat on Folsom Lake simulating towing a skier or boarder, transitioning for “low speed” to “on plane”, high speed turns and returning to a down skier/boarder.  Information based on USA Water Ski Trained Driver Practical.

people on a speedboat

Prerequisite: Students must have successfully completed the Basic Power Boating class.

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: 2 Hours
Minimum Enrollment: 3
Maximum Enrollment: 8
Minimum Age Requirement: 12


General Public: $75
CSUS Alumni: $70
Affiliates: $65
Sac State Students: $45

2023 Folsom Power Boat Clinic Schedule

Section Date Day Time
BoatClinic01 Mar 16 Thurs 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
BoatClinic02 Apr 20 Thurs 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
BoatClinic03 May 25 Thurs 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
BoatClinic04 June 22 Thurs 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
BoatClinic05 July 13 Thurs 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
BoatClinic06 Aug 17 Thurs 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
BoatClinic07 Sept 14 Thurs 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM

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